Luca Francesconi (1956)

Bread, Water and Salt (2015)

for soprano, mixed choir and orchestra

  • General information
    • Composition date : 2015
    • Duration : 15 mn
    • Publisher : Ricordi
    • Commission: Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia et Radio France
    • Libretto (details, author) :

      Texte de Nelson Mandela.

Detailed formation
  • soloist : soprano
  • mixed choir [SATB] , 2 piccolos, 2 flutes, 2 oboes, English horn, 2 clarinets, bass clarinet, 2 bassoons, contrabassoon, 4 horns, 3 trumpets, 3 trombones, tuba, timpani, 3 percussionists, piano [Rhodes] , harp, strings

Premiere information

  • Date : 3 October 2015
    Location :

    Italie, Rome, Auditorio Parco della Musica


    Performers :

    Pumeza Matshikiza, soprano ; Orchestra e Coro dell’Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia ; Sir Toni Pappano, direction.