Sir John Tavener (1944-2013)

Krishna (2005)

mystical pantomime in fifteen scenes, for solo voices, choir, ensemble and electronics

electronic work
stage work

  • General information
    • Composition date: 2005
    • Duration: 1 h 35 mn
    • Publisher: Chester Music
Detailed formation
  • ensemble of vocal soloists(sopranochild voice, 2 soprano, mezzo-soprano, countertenor, tenor, 2 baritone), unspecified choir
  • 4 flutes (also alto flute), 4 alto flutes, oboe (also oboe d'amore), 4 horns, 4 trumpets, 3 trombones, bass trombone, timpani, 2 percussionists, piano, celesta, strings

Premiere information

Information on the electronics
Electronic device: dispositif électronique non spécifié


Aussi appelée Krsnalīla ou The Play of Krishna.