Sir Peter Maxwell Davies (1934-2016)

Vesalii Icones (1969)

musical theater for dancer, cello and ensemble

stage work

  • General information
    • Composition date: 1969
    • Duration: 40 mn
    • Publisher: Boosey & Hawkes
    • Opus: 42
Detailed formation
  • soloists: male dancer, cello
  • flute (also piccolo, alto flute), clarinet (also bass clarinet), percussionist, piano, viola

Premiere information

  • Date: 9 December 1969

    Royaume-Uni, Londres, Queen Elisabeth Hall


    William Louther, danseur, Jennifer Ward Clarke, violoncelle, The Pierrot Players, Peter Maxwell Davies, direction.