Johannes Kalitzke (1959)

Pym (2014)

opera

electronic work
stage work

  • General information
    • Composition date : 2014
    • Duration : 1 h 40 mn
    • Publisher : Boosey & Hawkes
    • Libretto (details, author) :

      Christoph Klimke, d’après le roman The Narrative of Arthur Gordon Pym of Nantucket de Edgar Allan Poe, avec des textes originaux de Walter Benjamin et Fernando Pessoa

Detailed formation
  • ensemble of vocal soloists(countertenor, 4 tenor, 2 baritone, 2 bass voice), ensemble of vocal soloists [SATB]
  • 2 flutes (also piccolo, 2 recorders, bass flute, alto flute), oboe, English horn, clarinet (also Eb clarinet, C clarinet), bass clarinet (also contrabass clarinet), bassoon, contrabassoon, 2 horns, trumpet, trombone, tuba, 3 percussionists, piano (also celesta, pump organ), electronic/MIDI keyboard/synthesizer [sampler] , 2 harp, strings

Premiere information

  • Date : 18 February 2016
    Location :

    Allemagne, Heidelberg, Theater, Marguerre-Saal


    Performers :

    Johann Kresnik, mise en scène ; Theater der Stadt Heidelberg ; Elias Grandy, direction

Information on the electronics
Electronic device : échantillonneur - sampler