EMILY HOWARD
Antisphere

for orchestra (2019)

3(fl.3 dbl. picc.).3(ob.3 dbl. CA).3(cl.3 dbl. bcl.).3(bsn.3 dbl. cbsn.)/4.3.3.1/timp. perc.(5)/hp./14.12.10.8.6

Duration: 17'

Commissioned by the Barbican Centre for Sir Simon Rattle and the London Symphony Orchestra

World première: London Symphony Orchestra / cond. Sir Simon Rattle, Barbican Centre, London, UK, 14th September 2019

Reviews

“sensual – yet diffuse”

★★★★★ - The Times

“… [Howard] has a very developed ear for some remarkable sonorities and an apocalyptic sense of drama … a harmony of the spheres for our times, with the LSO bending ears with Howard’s virtuoso orchestration.”

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