Tan Dun (1957)

Tea: A Mirror of Soul (2002)

opera in three acts


stage work

  • General information
    • Composition date : 2002
    • Duration : 1 h 48 mn
    • Editor : Schirmer
    • Commission: Suntory Hall, Japan for the New Century
    • Livret (détail, auteur) :

      Tan Dun et Xu Ying

Detailed formation
  • solistes : solo soprano, solo contralto, solo tenor, solo baritone, solo bass voice, 3 percussionists
  • men's choir(baritone [])
  • bass flute (also piccolo), bass clarinet, 2 trumpets, 2 trombones, 2 harp, 8 violins, 8 second violins, 6 violas, 6 cellos, 4 double basses

Creation information

  • Date : 22 October 2002
    Location :

    Japon


    Performers :

    NHK Symphony Orchestra ; Tan Dun, direction, Pierre Audi, mise en scène.