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    Yinam Leef
    Solace (2022)

    Viola solo

    2024/MAR/22
    Boulez Saal Berlin

    Nikolaus Brass
    ‘In der Farbe von Erde‘ (2021)

    for viola, 44 strings and 2 percussionist

    2023/FEB/17
    Musica Viva München

    BRSO München
    Vimbayi Kaziboni, conductor

    more info

    Mauricio Sotelo
    Cantes antiguos del Flamenco (2022)

    2022/JUN/29
    Festival Granada
    Palacio de Carlos V, Granada

    Orquestra Ciudad de Granada,
    Lucas Macías, conductor

    more info

    Georges Lentz
    Anyente

    from ‘mysterium’ (‘’caeli enarrant…’’ VII)
    for Viola solo (2019-2021)

    2021/OKT/25
    Philharmonie de Luxembourg

    Georges Aperghis
    Migrants – Aria (2020)

    4th movement for viola, three percussionists and strings

    2021/JUN/15
    Prinzregententheater, München

    Ensemble Resonanz
    Emilio Pomàrico, conductor
    (At the award ceremony of the Ernst von Siemens Music Prize 2020 to Tabea Zimmermann)

    Wolfgang Rihm
    Stabat Mater for Baritone and Viola (2018/2020)

    2020/SEP/23
    Musikfest Berlin
    Philharmonie Berlin, Kammermusiksaal

    Christian Gerhaher, baritone
    Tabea Zimmermann, viola

    more info
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    Olli Mustonen
    Sextet for Strings (2019)

    2020/FEB/09
    Beethoven-Haus, Bonn

    Meta4
    Tabea Zimmermann, viola
    Janne Saksala, double bass

    more info

    Hector Berlioz/ Steven Mackey
    Harold en Italie reimagined (1834/2019)

    2019/OCT/19
    New World Symphony
    New World Center, Miami

    New World Symphony
    Michael Tilson Thomas, conductor

    Charlotte Bray
    “In Black Light” for Viola solo (2018)

    2018/JUL/13
    Festival d’Aix-en-Provence

    more info

    York Höller
    Concerto for Viola and Orchestra (2016-17)

    2018/MAY/06
    Gürzenich-Orchester Cologne

    Philharmonie, Cologne
    Gürzenich-Orchester Cologne
    François-Xavier Roth, conductor

    more info

    Brett Dean
    Approach (2017)

    2018/FEB/08
    Swedish Chamber Orchestra
    Konserthuset, Örebro

    Tabea Zimmermann, viola
    Brett Dean, viola

    Swedish Chamber Orchestra
    Thomas Dausgaard, conductor

    more info

    Mauricio Sotelo
    ‘Muros de dolor…VII’ for solo viola

    2018/JAN/23
    Beethovenhaus, Bonn

    BTHVN WOCHE 2018

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    Michael Jarrell
    “Emergences-Résurgences” for Viola and Orchestra (2016)

    2016/OKT/01
    Festival Musica Straßbourg

    Orchestre National des Pays de la Loire
    Pascal Rophé, conductor

    more info

    Jörg Widmann
    “Once upon a time …”
    Five Pieces in a Fairy Tale Mood for Clarinet, Viola and Piano (2015)

    2015/OKT/25
    Tonhalle, Zurich

    Jörg Widmann, clarinet
    Dénes Várjon, piano

    more info

    Enno Poppe
    “Filz” for Viola solo and Chamber Orchestra (2014)

    2015/APR/11
    Konzerthaus, Wien

    Ensemble Resonanz
    Enno Poppe, conductor

    more info

    Bruno Mantovani
    Concerto pour deux altos et orchestre (2008)

    2009/MÄR/06
    Festival Présences Paris

    Tabea Zimmermann, viola
    Antoine Tamestit, viola

    Orchestre Philharmonique de Radio France
    Pascal Rophé, conductor

    more info

    Menachem Wiesenberg
    Double Concerto for Viola and Violoncello (2008)

    (in memoriam David – Dudu – Shallon)

    2008/MAR/02
    Die Glocke, Bremen

    Tabea Zimmermann, viola
    Hillel Zori, violoncello

    Deutsche Kammerphilharmonie Bremen
    Steven Sloane, conductor

    more info

    Frank Michael Beyer
    “Notte di pasqua” for Viola and Orchestra (2003-04/06)

    2007/MÄR/18
    Philharmonie, Berlin

    Deutsches Symphonie-Orchester Berlin
    Jonathan Stockhammer, conductor

    more info

    Michael Hersch
    Octet for Strings (2001)

    2002/AUG/25
    Stiftung Schloss Neuhardenberg

    Isabelle Faust, Daishin Kashimoto, Natlia Lomeiko, Elisabeth Weber, violin
    Tabea Zimmermann, Micha Afkham, viola
    Boris Pergamenschikow, Danjulo Ishizaka, cello

    Georges Lentz
    “Monh” from “Mysterium” (“Caeli enarrant…” VII) for Viola solo, Orchestra & Electronics (2001-2005)

    2005/JUL/07
    Salle Philharmonique, Luxembourg

    Orchestre Philharmonique du Luxembourg
    Steven Sloane, conductor

    more info

    Wolfgang Rihm
    2. Bratschenkonzert “Über die Linie” IV for Viola and Orchestra (2000/2002)

    2002/MÄR/24
    Pester Redoute, Budapest

    Junge Deutsche Philharmonie
    Hans Zender, conductor

    more info

    Sally Beamish
    Viola Concerto No. 2 “The Seafarer” (2001)

    2002/JAN/25
    City Hall, Glasgow

    Scottish Chamber Orchestra,
    Joseph Swensen, conductor

    (dedicated to Tabea Zimmermann in memory of David Shallon)

    Heinz Holliger
    “Recicanto” for Viola and Orchestra (2002)

    2002/JAN/21
    Philharmonie, Cologne

    WDR Sinfonieorchester Köln
    Heinz Holliger, conductor

    more info

    Peter Eötvös
    Désaccord for two violas (in memoriam B. A. Zimmermann) (2002)

    2002/JAN/11
    WDR Funkhaus, Köln

    Tabea Zimmermann, viola
    Garth Knox, viola

    Matthias Pintscher
    “Janusgesicht” for Viola and Cello (2001)

    2001/JUN/23
    Festival “Spannungen” 2001
    Kraftwerk Heimbach

    Tabea Zimmermann, viola
    Alban Gerhardt, cello

    more info

    Gil Shohat
    Concert for viola and orchestra

    2001/OCT/13
    Konzerthaus, Berlin

    Konzerthausorchester Berlin
    Steven Sloane, conductor

    Menachem Wiesenberg
    “Monodialogue” Fantasie for Viola solo

    1999/DEC/25
    Museum of Art, Recanati Auditorium, Tel Aviv

    more info

    Alexander Goehr
    “Sur terre, en l’air” op. 64 for Viola and Piano

    1999/MAI/25
    Rokokotheater, Schwetzingen

    Hartmut Höll, piano

    more info

    Alexander Goehr
    Duos for violine & 2 violas (1998)

    1999/JAN/24
    Stiftung Mozarteum
    Wiener Saal, Mozarteum, Salzburg

    Hanna Weinmeister, violine
    Tabea Zimmermann, viola
    Thomas Riebl, viola

    more info

    Yinam Leef
    Concerto for Viola and Symphony Orchestra

    1998
    Jerusalem Symphony Orchestra
    Convention Center, Jerusalem

    Jerusalem Symphony Orchestra
    David Shallon, conductor

    Menachem Wiesenberg
    “Like clay in the potter’s hand” for viola and piano (1994)

    1997
    Jerusalem

    Menachem Wiesenberg, piano

    more info

    Helmut Oehring
    SEXTON A. for Solo Viola (1996)

    1997/SEP/24
    Berliner Festwochen

    Otto-Braun Saal
    Staatsbibliothek Berlin

    more info

    Alexander Goehr
    “Schlussgesang” Op. 61 for Viola and Orchestra

    1997/JUN/21
    Aldeburgh Festival

    BBC Symphony Orchestra
    Oliver Knussen, conductor

    more info

    Josef Tal
    “Perspective for Viola”

    1996/SEP/23
    Berliner Festwochen, Otto-Braun-Saal, Staatsbibliothek Berlin

    more info

    Sally Beamish
    “Sule Skerrie” for Viola and Piano (1992)

    1995/NOV/16
    Wigmore Hall, London

    Hartmut Höll, piano

    Dimitri Terzakis
    ‘Sonetto’

    for viola and piano

    1994/DEC/05
    Tonhalle Düsseldorf

    Christian Ivaldi, piano

    Wilhelm Killmayer
    “Die Schönheit des Morgens” Five Romances for Viola and Piano (1994)

    1994/JUN/03
    Schloss Albrechtsberg, Dresden

    Siegfried Mauser, piano

    more info

    György Ligeti 
    Sonata for Solo Viola (1991-1994)

    1994/APR/23
    Stadt Gütersloh, Festival d’Automne Paris, South Bank Center London
    Gütersloh

    more info

    Mark Kopytman
    “Cantus V” for Viola and Orchestra (1990)

    1992/AUG/10
    Cologne

    WDR Sinfonieorchester Köln

    Volker David Kirchner
    “Schibboleth” Poème Concertante for Viola and Orchestra (1989)

    1990/NOV/23
    Tage für Neue Musik, Stuttgart

    Junges Philharmonisches Orchester Stuttgart
    Manfred Schreier, conductor

    more info

    Sofia Gubaidulina
    “Hommage à T.S. Eliot” for Soprano and Octet

    1987/MAI/23
    Philharmonie, Cologne

    Christine Whittlesey, soprano
    Eduard Brunner, clarinet
    Klaus Thunemann, bassoon
    Radovan Vlatkovic, french horn
    Gidon Kremer und Isabelle van Keulen, violin
    Tabea Zimmermann, viola
    David Geringas, Cello
    Alois Posch, double bass

    more info

    Cristóbal Halffter
    Double concerto for Violin, Viola and Orchestra in two movements (1984)

    1986/FEB/06
    Basel

    Tabea Zimmermann, viola
    Christiane Edinger, violin
    Cristóbal Halffter, conductor

    more info

    Herbert Söllner
    TABEA for Viola solo

    1981