Elliott Carter (1908-2012)

What Next? (1997 -1998)

one-act opera


stage work

  • General information
    • Composition date : 1997 - 1998
    • Duration : 47 mn
    • Editor : Boosey & Hawkes
    • Livret (détail, auteur) :

      livret de Paul Griffiths

Detailed formation
  • solistes : 2 solo sopranos [1 lyrique, 1 dramatique] , solo contralto, solo tenor, solo baritone, contralto child voice
  • 2 flutes (also 1 piccolo), 2 oboes (also 1 English horn), 2 clarinets (also 1 bass clarinet), 2 bassoons (also 1 contrabassoon), 2 horns, trumpet, trombone, tuba, 4 percussionists, harp, piano, 4 violins, 4 second violins, 2 violas, 2 cellos, 2 double basses [nombre minimum de cordes]

Creation information

  • Date : 16 September 1999
    Location :

    Allemagne, Berlin, Staatsoper Unter den Linden


    Performers :

    Nicolas Brieger : mise en scène, Lynne Dawson, Simone Nold, Hilary Summers, William Joyner, Hanno Mueller-Brachmann : voix, Daniel Barenboim : direction.

Observations

Enregistrement : Valdine Anderson, Sarah Leonard, Hilary Summers, William Joyner, Dean Elzinga, Emauel Hoogeveen, Netherlands Radio Chamber Orchestra, Peter Eötvös, ECM 1817.