George Benjamin (1960)

Dream of the Song (2014 -2015)

for countertenor, women's choir and orchestra

  • General information
    • Composition date : 2014 - 2015
    • Duration : 20 mn
    • Editor : Faber Music
    • Commission: Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra Amsterdam, BBC Symphony Orchestra, Boston Symphony Orchestra et le Festival d'Automne à Paris
    • Livret (détail, auteur) :

      Textes de Solomon Ibn Gabirol (traduction de Peter Cole), Samuel HaNagid (traduction de Peter Cole) et Frederico García Lorca.

Detailed formation
  • soliste : countertenor
  • women's choir, 2 oboes, 4 horns, 2 percussionists, harp, 12 violins, 12 second violins, 10 violas, 8 cellos, 6 double basses

Creation information

  • Date : 25 September 2015
    Location :

    Pays-Bas, Amsterdam, Concertgebouw


    Performers :

    Bejun Mehta, contre-ténor, Netherlands Chamber Choir, Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra, George Benjamin, direction.

    Bejun Mehta/Netherlands Chamber Choir/Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra/George Benjamin - See more at: http://www.fabermusic.com/repertoire/dream-of-the-song#sthash.cSMkUNh4.dpuf
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    Bejun Mehta/Netherlands Chamber Choir/Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra/George Benjamin - See more at: http://www.fabermusic.com/repertoire/dream-of-the-song#sthash.cSMkUNh4.dpuf
    Bejun Mehta/Netherlands Chamber Choir/Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra/George Benjamin - See more at: http://www.fabermusic.com/repertoire/dream-of-the-song#sthash.cSMkUNh4.dpuf