Philippe Boesmans (1936-2022)

Claudio Monteverdi : Le Couronnement de Poppée (1988)

for solo voices and orchestra


stage work
arrangement

  • General information
    • Composition date : 1988
    • Duration : 2 h 30 mn
    • Editor : Jobert, nº JJ81159, 1989
    • Opus : WD 3
Detailed formation
  • solistes : 1 solo soprano, 2 solo contraltos, 1 solo tenor, 1 solo bass voice
  • 2 flutes, 1 oboe, 2 clarinets (also 1 bass clarinet), 2 bassoons (also 1 contrabassoon), 2 horns, 2 trumpets, 2 trombones, 1 tuba, 4 percussionists, 1 harp, 1 glockenspiel, 1 piano, 1 celesta, 1 organ, 1 harpsichord, 1 electronic/MIDI keyboard/synthesizer, 1 pump organ, strings

Creation information

  • Date : 16 May 1989
    Location :

    Belgique, Bruxelles, Théâtre Royal de la Monnaie


    Performers :

    Sylvain Cambreling : direction, Luc Bondy : mise en scène, Deborah Voight : Fortuna et Pallas, Xenia Konsek : Virtù, Françoise Golfier : Amore, Catherine Malfitano : Poppea, Marek Torzewski : Nerone, Trudeliese Schmidt : Ottavia, Elzbieta Ardam : Ottone, Malcom King : Seneca, Joanna Koslowska : Drusilla, Christiane Young : Nutrice, Uwe Schönbeck : Arnalta, Franco Careccia : Lucano, Luc de Meulenaere, André Grégoire, John Dur : Famigliari di Seneca, John Dur : Littore, Philipp Scheffield : Liberto Capitano et Secondo soldato, Stefanie Rhaue : Valletto, Carla Cortner : Damigella, Julian Pike : Primo soldato, Jacques Does : Mercurius.