Fausto Romitelli (1963-2004)

The Poppy in the Cloud (1999)

for children's or women's choir and ensemble

  • General information
    • Composition date : 1999
    • Duration : 12 mn
    • Publisher : Ricordi, Milan, nº R 2902
    • Commission: Biennale de Venise
    • Libretto (details, author) :

      Emily Dickinson

Detailed formation
  • children's choir
  • flute (also bass flute), oboe, clarinet (also bass clarinet), horn, trombone, 4 percussionists, piano (also electronic/MIDI keyboard/synthesizer), violin, second violin, viola, cello, double bass

Premiere information

  • Date : 21 October 1999
    Location :

    Italie, Venise , Biennale, Chiesa di San Stefano


    Performers :

    le chœur de la Radio hongroise, direction : Gabriella Thész et l'Ensemble de musique contemporaine de la fondation Arturo Toscanini, direction : Giorgio Bernasconi.