Julia Wolfe (1958)

Fire in my mouth (2019)

for two sopranos, two contraltos, girl's choir and orchestra

  • General information
    • Composition date: 2019
    • Duration: 60 mn
    • Publisher: Red Poppy
    • Commission: The New York Philharmonic, Cal Performances at the University of California, Berkeley, Krannert Center at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, University Musical Society at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor.
Detailed formation
  • ensemble of vocal soloists(2 soprano, 2 viola), women's choir
  • 3 flutes, 3 oboes, 3 clarinets, 3 bassoons, 4 horns, 3 trumpets, 2 trombones, tuba, piano, timpani, 4 percussionists, harp, electric guitar, electric bass guitar, strings

Premiere information

  • Date: 24 January 2019

    États-Unis, New York, Lincoln Center, David Geffen Hall


    New York Philharmonic ; Jaap Van Zweden, direction.