L'Amour de loin

by Kaija Saariaho

Love from Afar

opera in five acts

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Kaija Saariaho

L'Amour de loin

Music Finland

Description

opera in five acts


Instrumentation

4333 4231 51 2, pno, sopr solo, mezzo solo, baryt solo, chx [2fl+afl, 3fl+pic, 4fl+pic+afl, 3ob+ehn, 3cl+bcl, 3bsn+cbsn


Category

Works for the Stage


Language

Fr


Lyricist

Maalouf Amin (san.)


Prizes

Grawemeyer Award 2003.


Premiere

Salzburg Festival, cond. Kent Nagano, dir. Peter Sellars, Salzburg, August 15, 2000.


Commisioned by / dedications

Commissioned by the Salzburg Festival, Théâtre du Châtelet (Paris) and Santa Fe Opera. Dedicated to Gérard Mortier.


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