George Benjamin (1960)

Written on Skin (2012)

opéra en trois parties


stage work

  • General information
    • Composition date : 2012
    • Duration : 1 h 30 mn
    • Editor : Faber Music
    • Commission: Festival d‘Aix-en-Provence, De Nederlandse Opera Amsterdam, Royal Opera House Covent Garden London, Théâtre du Capitole de Toulouse, Teatro del Maggio Musicale Fiorentino
    • Livret (détail, auteur) :

      Martin Crimp

Detailed formation
  • 3 flutes (also 2 piccolos, alto flute), 2 oboes, 2 clarinets, bass clarinet (also clarinet), contrabass clarinet, 2 bassoons (also contrabassoon), 4 horns, piccolo trumpet (also 4 trumpets), 3 trombones, tuba, glass harmonica, 4 percussionists, harp, viol [basse] , 8 violins (also 2 mandolins), 6 second violins, 6 violas, 6 cellos, double bass

Creation information

  • Date : 7 July 2012
    Location :

    France,  Festival d'Aix en Provence, Grand Theatre de Provence


    Performers :

    George Benjamin, direction.