Categoria: Opera
Titolo: Quartett
Descrizione: Opera in 12 scenes and an epilogue. Libretto by Luca Francesconi from Heiner Müller (in English)
Data Composizione: 2010
Duration: 85’
Organico: FIRST VERSION: For Invisible Large Orchestra and Choir – Chamber Orchestra in the pit, Electronics. SECOND VERSION: Large orchestra and choir recorded and diffused by surround system.
Orchestra grande: 2.2 (II also cor.i.).2 (II also cl.b.).2 (II also cfg.) / 4.2 (I also trb. in Sib).3.1. / timp. perc. (3) / archi
Orchestra piccola (in buca): 2 fl./ott. ob./cor.i. cl. cl.b. fg. cor in Fa 2 trb. trbn. perc.(2) a. pf.-cel. 2 tast.elettr. 2 vl. vla 2 vc. cb. Characters: MARQUISE DE MERTEUIL, soprano – VICOMTE DE VALMONT, baritono
Commissione: Fondazione Teatro alla Scala in coproduction con Wiener Festwochen and Ircam Paris
Luogo prima esecuzione: Milano, Teatro alla Scala, 26 aprile 2011
Data prima esecuzione: 2011
Interpreti prima esecuzione: Orchestra and Coro del Teatro alla Scala, Allison Cook (Marquise de Merteuil), Robin Adams (Vicomte de Valmont), conductor Susanna Mällki, regia Àlex Ollé
Libretto
Editore: Ricordi
Partitura: 140458
Presskit: Sole24Ore Corriere della Sera Il giornale della musica L’osservatore romano Times Le Monde The Guardian San Francisco Chronicle Wien 2012 Amsterdam 2013 Lille 2013 Lisbon 2014 Clarín Buenos Aires Barcelona 2017 El Pais El Mundo La Vanguardia Spoleto-USA 2017 The Post and Courier San Francisco 2018 San Francisco Classical Voice Trento 2017 Dortmund 2019

Video key to the piece, Milano Musica Festival 2019

Introduction La Scala
La Scala backstage
Repetition in Paris 2012
Clément Lebrun présente “Quartett”
Introduction IRCAM Paris
Casa da Musica 2013 Allison Cook Highlights
Introduction Royal Opera House with director John Fulljames
Antonio Pappano on Quartett
Ensemble Intercontemporain Reportage vidéo sur Quartett
Malmö Production
Aria: I’ve thrown myself at your feet, Malmö Opera
Aria: Adored virgin, Malmö Opera 

Kirstin Chávez, Malmö Opera
Scenes from La Scala Production
Colón, Buenos Aires
Opera Trailer Liceu Barcelona
Liceu
Audio Interview Radio RAI3
San Francisco Production
Oper Dortmund Production