Frédéric Durieux (1959)

Viridaria (1994 -1995)

for soprano and orchestra on a poem by Emmanuel Hocquard

  • General information
    • Composition date : 1994 - 1995
    • Duration : 15 mn
    • Publisher : Jobert, Paris, anciennement éditions Durand
    • Opus : 15
    • Commission: Radio-France
    • Dedication : pour Agnès
    • Libretto (details, author) :

      Emmanuel Hocquard, Elégie 7, dans Les Elégies, POL, Paris, 1990

Detailed formation
  • soloist : 1 solo soprano
  • 2 flutes, 2 oboes, 3 clarinets, 2 bassoons, 2 horns, 2 trumpets, 2 trombones, 1 tuba, 3 percussionists, 1 timpani, 1 harp, 1 piano (also 1 celesta), 12 violins, 10 second violins, 8 violas, 6 cellos, 4 double basses

Premiere information

  • Date : 28 January 1995
    Location :

    Paris, Radio-France


    Performers :

    Sibylle Ehlert : soprano, orchestre philharmonique de Radio-France, direction : Mark Foster.