Philippe Boesmans (1936-2022)

Pinocchio (2017)

opera for six soloists and orchestra


stage work

  • General information
    • Composition date : 2017
    • Publisher : Jobert - Lemoine
    • Commission: Festival d'Aix-en-Provence
    • Libretto (details, author) :

      Livret de Joël Pommerat, d'après Pinocchio, de Carlo Collodi.

Detailed formation
  • 6 unspecified soloist voices, flute (also piccolo, alto flute), oboe (also English horn), clarinet (also bass clarinet, bass clarinet), bassoon (also contrabassoon), 2 horns, trumpet, trombone, piano (also celesta, celesta), 3 percussionists, harp, 2 violins, 2 violas, cello, double bass

Premiere information

  • Date : 3 July 2017
    Location :

    France, Aix en Provence, Grand Théâtre de Provence, Festival d’Aix-en-Provence


    Performers :

    Stéphane Degout, Vincent Le Texier, Chloé Briot, Yann Beuron, Julie Boulianne, Marie-Eve Munger, Klangforum Wien, Emilio Pomarico, direction, Joël Pommerat, mise en scène.