Louis Andriessen (1939-2021)

La Commedia (2004 -2008)

five-part opera-film


stage work

  • General information
    • Composition date : 2004 - 2008
    • Duration : 1 h 40 mn
    • Editor : Boosey & Hawkes
    • Livret (détail, auteur) :

      Dante, Vondel et Ancien Testament

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

Creation information

  • Date : 12 June 2008
    Location :

    Pays-Bas, Amsterdam, Koninklijk Theater Carré


    Performers :

    Claron McFadden : soprano, Cristina Zavalloni, Jeroen Willems : voix, Hal Hartley : mise en scène, Synergy Vocals, Netherlands Opera, Asko et Schönberg Ensemble, direction : Reinbert de Leeuw.