Jonathan Harvey (1939-2012)

Songs of Li Po (2002)

for mezzo-soprano and chamber orchestra

  • General information
    • Composition date : 2002
    • Duration : 15 mn
    • Publisher : Faber Music
    • Commission: Aldeburgh Festival
    • Libretto (details, author) :

      Li Po traduit par David Hinton

Detailed formation
  • soloist : solo mezzo-soprano
  • 2 percussionists, harpsichord, 5 violins, 5 second violins, 4 violas, 4 cellos, 2 double basses

Premiere information

  • Date : 20 June 2002
    Location :

    Royaume-Uni, Aldeburgh Festival, Snape Maltings Concert Hall


    Performers :

    Sarah Connolly, Northern Sinfonia, direction : Pierre-André Valade.