- Esa-Pekka Salonen
Fog (Orchestra version) (2021)
- Chester Music Ltd (World)
Fog is a fantasy around the Bach E major Prelude from Partita in E. The composer suggests that a solo violinist plays the Bach prelude from elsewhere in the auditorium (such as the back of the hall), and then goes attacca into Fog. This is how the composer performs the piece although it's not conditional and adds 5 minutes to the total duration.
Unavailable for performance.
- 10 min
- 23rd March 2023, Elbphilharmonie, Hamburg, Germany
- 24th March 2023, Musik- und Congresshalle, Lübeck, Germany
Fog is a 90th birthday tribute to Frank Gehry. It is a fantasy around the Bach E major Prelude from Partita in E, which was the first piece of music Frank and I heard in the Walt Disney Concert Hall while it was still under construction. Much of the of the harmony is based on Frank’s name: F A G E H (B natural in English).
- US premiere of orchestral version of Fog by Salonen
- 7th February 2022
- On February 11 the LA Philharmonic’s Conductor Laureate Esa-Pekka Salonen leads the LA Phil in the US premiere of the orchestral version of Fog.