Louis Andriessen (1939-2021)

Rosa (1993 -1994)

The Death of a Composer, opera in two acts


stage work

  • General information
    • Composition date : 1993 - 1994
    • Duration : 1 h 40 mn
    • Editor : Boosey & Hawkes
    • Livret (détail, auteur) :

      Peter Greenaway

Detailed formation
  • solistes : 2 solo sopranos, 2 solo tenors, solo baritone, unspecified solo female voice [jazz]
  • mixed choir [2.2.2.2]
  • 3 flutes (also 2 piccolos), 4 oboes, 2 alto saxophones (also 1 soprano saxophone), 2 tenor saxophones (also 2 baritone saxophones, 2 bass clarinets), 4 horns, 4 trumpets, 3 trombones, tuba, 4 percussionists, 2 electric guitars, 2 pianos, electronic/MIDI keyboard/synthesizer [synthétiseur] , sheng - sho - mouth organ, 4 violins, 4 second violins, 2 violas, 2 cellos, 2 double basses

Creation information

  • Date : 2 November 1994
    Location :

    Pays-Bas, Amsterdam, Netherlands Opera


    Performers :

    Lyndon Terracini : Rosa, Marie Angel : Esmeralda, le Netherlands Opera, le Schoenberg Ensemble et l'ensemble Asko, direction : Reinbert de Leeuw, Peter Greenaway : mise en scène.

Observations

Enregistrement : Lyndon Terracini, Miranda Van Kralingen, Marie Angel, Christopher Gillett, Roger Smeets, Phyllis Blanford/Schoenberg Ensemble, Asko Ensemble, Reinbert de Leeuw, cd Nonesuch 7559 79559-2.