Nico Muhly (1981)

Unexpected News (2019)

for baritone and chamber orchestra

  • General information
    • Composition date : 2019
    • Duration : 10 mn
    • Publisher : St. Rose Music Publishing
    • Commission: Mark Wakely en mémoire de Steven Alward pour Omega Ensemble
    • Libretto (details, author) :

      Constantine P. Cavafy (trad. Daniel Mendelssohn)

Detailed formation
  • soloist : baritone
  • flute, oboe (also English horn), clarinet, bassoon, horn, trombone, percussionist, piano, strings

Premiere information

  • Date : 2 July 2019
    Location :

    Australie, Sydney, City Recital Hall


    Performers :

    Brett Brown, baryton ; Omega Ensemble ; Gordon Hamilton, direction