David Lang (1957)

the whisper opera (2012)

for soprano and ensemble


stage work

  • General information
    • Composition date : 2012
    • Duration : 60 mn
    • Publisher : Schirmer
    • Commission: International Contemporary Ensemble
    • Libretto (details, author) :

      Texte de David Lang

Detailed formation
  • soloist : soprano
  • flute, clarinet, percussion, cello

Premiere information

  • Date : 30 May 2013
    Location :

    Chicago, Museum of Contemporary Art


    Performers :

    Tony Arnold, soprano, International Contemporary Ensemble