Franco Donatoni (1927-2000)

Portal (1994)

for clarinet and orchestra

  • General information
    • Composition date : 1994
    • Duration : 8 mn
    • Publisher : Ricordi, Milan, nº 136677
    • Commission: Radio France
Detailed formation
  • soloist : clarinet (also Eb clarinet, bass clarinet)
  • 3 flutes (also 1 piccolo), 3 oboes (also 1 English horn), 3 clarinets (also 1 bass clarinet), 3 bassoons (also 1 contrabassoon), 4 horns, 3 trumpets, 3 trombones, tuba, percussionist, timpani, marimba (also vibraphone), harp, piano (also harpsichord), celesta, 16 violins, 12 second violins, 12 violas, 8 cellos, 6 double basses

Premiere information

  • Date : 24 April 1995
    Location :

    France, Paris, Maison de Radio-France


    Performers :

    Michel Portal : clarinette et l'Orchestre philharmonique de Radio France, direction : Diego Masson.