Turnage, M.-A. (2005) Ceres. [Composition]


For orchestra, duration 6 minutes. This work was commissioned by Simon Rattle and the Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra, and premiered by them on 16 March 2006. A recording is available on Warner Classics (369 690 2) see https://www.warnerclassics.com/release/holst-planets-0, and a Gramophone review of this recording is available here: https://www.gramophone.co.uk/review/holst-the-planets-matthews-c-pluto. A recording of Ceres is also available on YouTube, see the video tab below. This piece is one of Three Asteroids (with Juno and The Torino Scale) and the first full performance of Three Asteroids was given on 5 June 2008 by the San Francisco Symphony conducted Benjamin Shwartz.

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