Giorgio Battistelli (1953)

Divorzio all’italiana (2007 -2008)

action music for the twilight of the family

electronic work
stage work

  • General information
    • Composition date : 2007 - 2008
    • Duration : 1 h 30 mn
    • Publisher : Ricordi, nº 139996
    • Commission: ministere de la culture et de la communication et de l'Opéra national de Lorraine
    • Libretto (details, author) :

      Giorgio Battistelli, librement adapté de Pietro Germi, Alfredo Giannetti et Ennio De Concini

Detailed formation
  • ensemble of vocal soloists(soprano, tenor, 7 baritone, 3 bass voice), mixed choir [SATB]
  • 2 flutes (also piccolo), 2 oboes, 2 clarinets (also bass clarinet), 2 bassoons (also contrabassoon), 4 horns, 2 trumpets, 2 trombones, tuba, timpani, 2 percussionists, piano (also celesta), 12 violins, 10 second violins, 8 violas, 6 cellos, 4 double basses

Premiere information

  • Date : 30 September 2008
    Location :

    France, Nancy, Opéra National de Lorraine


    Performers :

    Choeur de l’Opéra National de Lorraine ; Orchestre Symphonique et Lyrique de Nancy ; Daniel Kawka, direction

Information on the electronics
Electronic device : dispositif multimédia (vidéo, lumière)