King of the Cosmos Disappears

concerto for orchestra, threads and piano (2010)

In elementary school, I knew a boy who claimed to be the King of the Cosmos. He confided in me in secret that a ship would soon arrive on Earth for him, on which he would depart to take over the universe. After one summer vacation, he never showed up at school and I never heard of him again. So far.

 

The composition was created in the summer of 2011.

 

Performance history:

PREMIERE: May 28, 2010; Oksana Rapita, Polish National Radio Symphony Orchestra in Katowice, Michał Klauza (dir); 27th Musica Polonica Nova Festival; Wroclaw Philharmonic Hall.

 

October 4, 2012; Piotr Sałajczyk, Polish National Radio Symphony Orchestra in Katowice, Michał Klauza (dir); Concert Hall of the Academy of Music in Katowice; Inauguration of the academic year 2012-2013

Fragment

Performers:

Piotr Sałajczyk, NOSPR, Michał Klauza

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