Kaija Saariaho (1952)

Adriana Songs (2006)

excerpt from the opera Adriana Mater for mezzo-soprano and orchestra
[Chants d'Adriana]

  • General information
    • Composition date : 2006
    • Duration : 29 mn
    • Editor : Chester Music
    • Commission: New York Philharmonic Orchestra, Orchestra Sinfonica Nazionale della RAI et Alte Oper Frankfurt
    • Livret (détail, auteur) :

      Amin Maalouf

Detailed formation
  • soliste : solo mezzo-soprano
  • 3 flutes (also piccolo, alto flute), 3 oboes, 3 clarinets, 2 bassoons (also contrabassoon), 4 horns, 4 trumpets, 3 trombones, tuba, 4 percussionists, 1 timpani, harp, piano (also celesta), strings

Creation information

  • Date : 17 September 2006
    Location :

    Allemagne, Francfort, festival Auftakt


    Performers :

    Patricia Bardon : mezzo-soprano, Junge Deutsche Philharmonie, direction : Marc Albrecht.