Chaya Czernowin (1957)

Heart Chamber (2017 -2019)

An Inquiry about Love, opera in four acts

electronic work
stage work

  • General information
    • Composition date : 2017 - 2019
    • Duration : 1 h 30 mn
    • Publisher : Schott
    • Commission: Deutsche Oper Berlin
    • Libretto (details, author) :

      Chaya Czernowin.

Detailed formation
  • soloists : sopranino saxophone, percussionist, electric guitar (also guitar), electronic/MIDI keyboard/synthesizer, double bass
  • mixed choir(4 soprano, 4 contralto, 4 tenor, 4 bass voice), ensemble of vocal soloists
  • 3 flutes (also piccolo), 3 oboes (also English horn), 3 clarinets (also bass clarinet), 3 bassoons (also contrabassoon), 6 horns, 3 trumpets, 3 trombones, tuba, 3 percussionists, 10 violins, 8 second violins, 8 violas, 6 cellos, 6 double basses

Premiere information

  • Date : 15 November 2019
    Location :

    Orchester der Deutschen Oper Berlin


    Performers :

    Johannes Kalitzke, direction

Information on the electronics
Electronic device : temps réel