tigres azules (blue tigers)

for 16 players

Silvina Milstein

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Composer Silvina Milstein
Year of Composition 2003
Duration ca.18'
ISMN 9790570681372


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Catalogue ID ce-sm1ta1


Commissioned by the London Sinfonietta; tigres azules was given its first performance by the London Sinfonietta conducted by Oliver Knussen at the Queen Elizabeth Hall on 23 January 2004.

Recorded by Lontano conducted by Odaline de la Martinez (fire dressed in black: Silvina Milstein Chamber Works, LORELT, LNT129).


‘… a dense, busy music whose details meld to create macro-forms of huge sighing phrases that heave and subside like the lungs of some imaginary giant …’

Stephen Pettitt, Evening Standard, 26 January 2004


‘Sequences were laid out like a string of jewels – their only goal, duly achieved, bedazzlement and wonder …’

Geoff Brown, The Times, 27 January 2004