Krzysztof Penderecki (1933-2020)

Dies illa (2014)

for three solo voices, three mixed choirs and orchestra

  • General information
    • Composition date : 2014
    • Duration : 22 mn
    • Editor : Schott
    • Commission: Festival van Vlaanderen, Bruxelles
    • Livret (détail, auteur) :

      textes latins Dies irae.

Detailed formation
  • ensemble de voix solistes(soprano, mezzo-soprano, bass voice), mixed choir, mixed choir, mixed choir
  • piccolo, 2 flutes, 2 oboes, 2 clarinets, bass clarinet, soprano saxophone, 2 bassoons, contrabassoon, 4 horns, 3 trumpets, 3 trombones, tuba, celesta, timpani [2 instrumentistes] , 5 percussionists, 14 violins, 12 second violins, 10 violas, 8 cellos, 6 double basses

Creation information

  • Date : 9 November 2014
    Location :

    Belgique, Bruxelles, Basiliek van Koekelberg, KlaraFestival


    Performers :

    Johanna Rusanen, soprano ; Agnieszka Rehlis, mezzo-soprano ; Nikolay Didenko, basse ; Brussels Philharmonic ; Andres Mustonen, direction.

Table of contents

I. Mors stupebit
II. Liber scriptus
III. Quid sum miser
IV. Rex tremendae
V. Recordare
VI. Juste judex
VII. Qui Mariam
VIII. Lacrimosa