Peter Eötvös (1944)

Senza sangue (2014 -2015)

one-act opera for two singers and orchestra


stage work

  • General information
    • Composition date : 2014 - 2015
    • Duration : 48 mn
    • Publisher : Schott
    • Commission: New York Philharmonic, Philharmonia Cologne
    • Libretto (details, author) :

      Livret de Mari Mezei d'après un roman éponyme de Alessandro Baricco.

Detailed formation
  • soloists : mezzo-soprano, baritone
  • 4 flutes, 2 oboes, English horn, 3 A clarinets (also 1 bass clarinet), 3 bassoons, contrabassoon, 4 horns, 3 trombones, bass trombone, tuba, timpani, 2 percussions, 12 violins, 10 second violins, 8 violas, 6 cellos, 4 double basses

Premiere information

  • Date : 1 May 2015
    Location :

    Allemagne, Cologne


    Performers :

    Anne Sofie von Otter, mezzo-soprano ; Russell Braun, baryton ; New York Philharmonic Orchestra, dir. Alain Gilbert ; Róbert Alföldi, mise en scène.