Robin Holloway is a fluent and versatile composer, noted for his rapprochement with tonality and Romanticism in such works as Scenes from Schumann (1970) * Music has emotional power, skillful construction and exuberant orchestration * Output ranges from lush orchestral scores such as Seascape and Harvest, to the ensemble work Evening with Angels composed for the London Sinfonietta, and in lighter vein a series of widely-performed Serenades * Noted Holloway conductors include Oliver Knussen, Simon Rattle and Michael Tilson Thomas
Works by Robin Holloway include:
Clarissa (1976) Opera in two acts
Second Concerto for Orchestra (1979)
Violin Concerto (1990)
Looking Ahead: world premiere of new Cello Concerto with Johannes Moser and the Oregon Symphony under Eun Sun Kim (28 Jan); new work for clarinetist Michael Collins, Romanza & Scherzo, premiered at Wigmore Hall (2 Feb); 80th birthday on 19 October 2023.
"Holloway's music, while achieving distinctive individuality, draws its inspiration from the rich heritage of the past century." — Sunday Telegraph
Also visit the Robin Holloway website at www.robinholloway.info