Jörg Widmann (1973)

Das Gesicht im Spiegel (2002 -2003)

musical theater in sixteen scenes

  • General information
    • Composition date : 2002 - 2003
      Revision dates : 2010
    • Duration : 2 h 25 mn
    • Publisher : Schott
    • Commission: Bayerischen Staatsoper pour la Münchner Opernfestspiele 2003
    • Libretto (details, author) :

      Roland Schimmelpfennig

Detailed formation
  • soloists : 2 solo sopranos, 2 solo baritones
  • children's choir
  • 2 flutes (also 1 piccolo), 2 clarinets (also 1 bass clarinet, 1 contrabass clarinet), 2 bassoons (also 1 contrabassoon), 2 horns, trumpet (also piccolo trumpet), trombone [aussi conque] , 2 percussionists, guitar (also mandolin, banjo [ou bandurria] ), piano (also celesta), accordion, 4 violins, viola, 3 cellos, double bass

Premiere information

  • Date : 17 July 2003
    Location :

    Allemagne, Munich, Cuvilliés-Theater, Münchner Opern-Festspiele 2003


    Performers :

    Salome Kammer, Dale Duesing, Julia Rempe, Richard Salter, direction : Peter Rundel, Tölzer Knabenchor, mise en scène : Falk Richter, costumes : Martin Krämer, décors : Katrin Hoffmann.