Auftragswerk von BBC Radio 3 (für BBC Proms 2011) und Wiener Konzerthaus
UA: 18.08.2011, London (UK), Royal Albert Hall | Viktoria Mullova (Violine), Matthew Barley (Violoncello), Ilan Volkov (Dirigent), BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra
2 · 2 · 3 (3. auch Bassklar.) · 2 – 2 · 2 · 2 · 1 – P. S. (2 Spieler) – elektr. Zith. · Cel. · Akk. · Klav. (präp.) – Str. (8 · 6 · 5 · 4 · 3)
British Composer Award „International Award“ 2012
An enormous round space, an empty dark space … a moment in which the flow of time has been halted … noises emerge from the silence: a crackling and flickering which could form the preliminary stage of a sound … a high continuous tone. Suddenly the silence has transformed itself into a continuous, allembracing tonal space … the space contracts around me and begins to exert pressure on my lungs; the air is squeezed out, waves of unconsciousness seep through my head and the space transforms itself into a single, incomprehensively large wave … I am merely an infinitesimal particle within the body of this wave … someone opens a door, the room is large and dark; everything is quiet … the room opens out. I stand in this room and walk through it without however moving from my position … until, having been transformed into a point which is constantly moving further away, I disappear.