Sir Harrison Birtwistle (1934-2022)

La Plage: Eight Arias of Remembrance (1972)

for soprano and five instruments

  • General information
    • Composition date : 1972
    • Duration : 14 mn
    • Publisher : Universal Edition
    • Commission: BBC
    • Libretto (details, author) :

      Alain Robbe-Grillet

Detailed formation
  • soloist : solo soprano
  • 3 clarinets, marimba, piano

Premiere information

  • Date : 26 October 1972
    Location :

    Royaume-Uni, Sheffield, Université


    Performers :

    Jane Manning : soprano et l'Ensemble Matrix.