Salvatore Sciarrino (1947)

La porta della legge - quasi un monologo circolare (2006 -2008)

one act opera


stage work

  • General information
    • Composition date : 2006 - 2008
    • Duration : 1 h 15 mn
    • Publisher : Rai Trade, nº RTC 1932
    • Libretto (details, author) :

      d'après Franz Kafka, Vor dem Gesetz

Detailed formation
  • soloists : solo countertenor, solo baritone, solo bass voice
  • flute, alto flute, bass flute, oboe, English horn, clarinet, 2 bass clarinets, 2 bassoons, 2 horns, 2 trumpets, 2 trombones, 4 percussionists, piano, 4 violins, 2 violas, 4 cellos, 2 double basses

Premiere information

  • Date : 25 April 2009
    Location :

    Allemagne, Wuppertal, Opernhaus


    Performers :

    Ekkehard Abele : baryton, Gerson Sales : contre-ténor, Michael Tews : basse, Orchestre symphonique de Wuppertal, direction : Hilary Griffiths, mise en scène : Johannes Weigand.