for orchestra (2019)
3(fl.3 dbl. picc.).3(ob.3 dbl. CA).3(cl.3 dbl. bcl.).3(bsn.3 dbl. cbsn.)/22.214.171.124/timp. perc.(5)/hp./126.96.36.199.6
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
“sensual – yet diffuse”
“… [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.”
2nd October 2020
PRiSM shares recordings of three Orchestral Geometries – Torus (2016), sphere (2017) and Antisphere (2019) along with Emily’s blog post about the creating the series.