Tan Dun (1957)

Orchestral Theatre III: Red Forecast (1996)

for soprano, orchestra, video and audio

  • General information
    • Composition date : 1996
    • Video, installation (detail, author) : Vidéo : Mike Newman. Texte : Tan Dun d'après des bulletins météorologiques extraits de journaux.
    • Duration : 40 mn
    • Publisher : Schirmer
    • Commission: BBC ; Huddersfield Contemporary Music Festival.
Detailed formation
  • soloist : solo soprano
  • flute (also piccolo), 11 clarinets (also bass clarinet), tenor saxophone, bassoon (also contrabassoon), 2 horns, 2 trumpets, 2 trombones, 3 percussionists, piano, harp, 4 violins, 4 second violins, 4 violas, 4 cellos, 2 double basses

Premiere information

  • Date : 26 November 1996
    Location :

    Royaume-Uni, Huddersfield


    Performers :

    Susan Botti, soprano ; BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra ; Tan Dun, direction.