concerto grosso Nr. 1
In March 2014 hornroh modern alphorn quartet delved deeper into the world of contemporary music: the world premiere of Georg Friedrich Haas’ concerto grosso Nr. 1 for four alphorns and orchestra took place in Munich as part of the musica viva series with the Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra and hornroh as the solo quartet. The work was co-commissioned by Bavarian Broadcasting with Wien Modern, the Tonhalle Orchestra Zurich and Los Angeles Philharmonic Association.
Further performances followed at the Berlin Philharmonie with the SWR Symphony Orchestra under François-Xavier Roth, at the Musikverein in Vienna with the Vienna Radio Symphony Orchestra under Peter Rundel, at the Tonhalle Zurich with the Tonhalle Orchestra Zurich under the direction of Kent Nagano, with the Los Angeles Philharmonic under Mirga Grazinyte-Tyla and in summer 2018 at the London Royal Albert Hall with the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra under Ilan Vokov for BBC Proms.