Giorgio Battistelli (1953)

Teorema (1991 -1992)

parable in music, in two acts


stage work

  • General information
    • Composition date : 1991 - 1992
    • Duration : 1 h 10 mn
    • Publisher : Ricordi, nº 135918
    • Commission: Biennale di Monaco di Baviera. Festival Internazionale di Nuovo Teatro Musicale
    • Libretto (details, author) :

      librement adapté par Giorgio Battistelli d’après Pier Paolo Pasolini

Detailed formation
  • soloists : narrator, actors
  • ensemble of vocal soloists
  • 2 clarinets, bass clarinet, 2 horns, trumpet, trombone, percussionist, tombak (also frame drum [daf] ), electronic/MIDI keyboard/synthesizer, harp, 3 violins, 3 violas, 3 cellos, 2 double basses

Premiere information

  • Date : 10 May 1992
    Location :

    Italie, Florence, Maggio Musicale Fiorentino


    Performers :

    Officina Musicale Italiana ; Orazio Tuccella, direction