Louis Andriessen (1939-2021)

Theatre of the World (2013 -2015)

grotesque stagework in nine scenes


stage work
arrangement

  • General information
    • Composition date : 2013 - 2015
    • Duration : 1 h 50 mn
    • Editor : Boosey & Hawkes
    • Livret (détail, auteur) :

      Helmut Krausser

Detailed formation
  • ensemble of vocal soloists
  • 2 flutes (also 2 piccolos, alto flute), 2 oboes (also English horn), 3 clarinets (also alto saxophone, tenor saxophone, bass clarinet), contrabass clarinet, 2 bassoons (also contrabassoon), 2 horns, 2 trumpets, 2 trombones (also bass trombone), 2 percussionists, piano, electronic/MIDI keyboard/synthesizer, harp, electric guitar, electric bass, 5 violins [minimum] , 5 second violins [minimum] , 4 violas [minimum] , 3 cellos [minimum] , 2 double basses [minimum]

Creation information

  • Date : 6 May 2016
    Location :

    États-Unis, Los Angeles, Walt Disney Concert Hall


    Performers :

    Los Angeles Philharmonic ; Reinbert de Leeuw, direction ; Pierre Audi, metteur en scène