Louis Andriessen (1939-2021)

The City of Dis or: The Ship of Fools (2007)

for solo voices, choir and ensemble

  • General information
    • Composition date : 2007
    • Duration : 21 mn
    • Editor : Boosey & Hawkes
    • Livret (détail, auteur) :

      Louis Andriessen d'après Dante, La Divine Comédie

Detailed formation
  • solistes : solo soprano [Beatrice] , unspecified solo male voice [Dante]
  • 3 flutes (also 3 piccolos), 2 oboes, 2 clarinets, bass clarinet, contrabass clarinet, 2 horns, 2 trumpets, 2 trombones, 2 percussionists, guitar, electric bass, cymbalom, 2 pianos, 3 violins [min.] , 3 cellos [min.] , 2 double basses [min.]

Creation information

  • Date : 18 November 2007
    Location :

    États-Unis, Los Angeles, CA, Walt Disney Concert Hall


    Performers :

    Los Angeles Master Chorale, direction : Grant Gershon.