George Benjamin (1960)

Sometime Voices (1996)

for baritone, mixed choir and orchestra

  • General information
    • Composition date : 1996
    • Duration : 9 mn
    • Editor : Faber Music
    • Commission: Pour les concerts d'ouverture du Bridgewater Hall, Manchester par le Halle Orchestra avec les fonds de Arts Council of England and Royal Mail
    • Livret (détail, auteur) :

      William Shakespeare

Detailed formation
  • soliste : 1 solo baritone
  • mixed choir à 4 voix , 3 flutes (also 3 piccolos, 1 alto flute), 3 oboes, 3 clarinets (also 1 bass clarinet), 2 bassoons, 1 contrabassoon, 4 horns, 3 trumpets (also 1 piccolo trumpet), 3 trombones, 1 tuba, 3 percussionists, 1 timpani, 2 harp, 1 mandolin, 1 banjo, 1 celesta, strings

Creation information

  • Date : 11 September 1996
    Location :

    Bridgewater Concert Hall, Manchester


    Performers :

    William Dazeley, baryton, choeur et orchestre Hallé, direction : Kent Nagano