Inquadrami
Catalogue vocal
for: soprano, violin, viola and cello
duration: 15'
commission: Domaine de Kerguéhennec (for the songs "Im Herbst", "Im Winter", "Im Sommer")
first performance: 7.5.11, Witten, Tage für Neue Kammermusik, Natalie Raybould (soprano), L’Instant Donné string trio; previous version as "Drei Aster Lieder": 17.6.07, Paris, Ircam, Festival Agora, Melody Louledjian (soprano), L’Instant Donné
for: countertenor, oboe and trombone
duration: 8’30”
commission: Contrechamps
first performance: 3.10.07, Strasbourg, Festival Musica, Kai Wessel (countertenor), Béatrice Zawodnik (oboe) and Jean-Marc Daviet (trombone)
a song concert upon sonnets by Luís Vaz de Camões and fados by Amália Rodrigues
for: for fado singer, baritone, large ensemble and live electronics
detailed instrumentation: fado singer (female), baritone, flute (also piccolo and G-Flute), oboe (also English horn), clarinet in B flat (also basset horn and bass clarinet), bassoon (also Contrabassoon), horn in F, trumpet in B flat (also piccolo trumpet in B flat), trombone (also bass trumpet in B flat), percussion I, percussion II, Cimbalom and Percussion III, Portuguese guitar, Spanish guitar, harp, accordion, piano (also celesta - five octaves), violin I, violin II (also played with e-bow), viola, violoncello, double-bass and live electronics
duration: 1h 20'
commission: Ircam, Casa da Música (Porto), Ensemble Modern and Radio France (1st version); Nieuw Ensemble (2nd version)
first performance: 1st version: 17.2.08, Porto, Casa da Música, Cristina Branco (voice), Frank Wörner (baritone), Ensemble Modern, Franck Ollu (conductor); revised version: 10.2.10, Utrecht, Vredenburg Leidsche RIjn, Cristina Branco (voice), Frank Wörner (baritone), Nieuw Ensemble, Etienne Siebens (conductor)
for: voice and ten players
duration: 3'
tre madrigali a cinque voci su testi di Torquato Tasso
for: vocal ensemble (S. MS. CT. T. B.)
duration: 12'
commission: Exaudi with funding from Diaphonique, a Franco-British contemporary music fund supported by the Institut Français, the Sacem, the Bureauexport de la Musique, the British Council and Ministère de la Culture et de la Communication
first performance: 18.10.14, London, Bishopsgate Institute, Grate Hall, Exposure 2014, Exaudi Vocal Ensemble
for: flute, voice, ensemble and tape
detailed instrumentation: obbligato flute and soprano, 1.1.2.1./2.1.1.0./perc.I.II.III./cel., harp, strings (3.0.2.1.1.) and tape
duration: 14'
first performance: 21.10.90, New York, Settembre Musica, OSER "A. Toscanini" Instrumental Ensemble, soprano Victoria Schneider, flute Sandor Nagy, conductor Giuseppe Garbarino
for: voice, clarinet, viola and three percussion players
duration: 13'
first performance: 12.2.03, Geneva, Salle Communale de Plainpalais, Rosemary Hardy (soprano), Ensemble Contrechamps, Stefan Asbury (conductor)
for: vocal sextet and string sextet
duration: 40'
first performance: 6.5.11, Witten, Tage für Neue Kammermusik, Exaudi, L’Instant Donné, James Week (conductor)
da "Com que voz"
for: baritone and large ensemble
detailed instrumentation: baritone, flute (also piccolo and G-Flute), oboe (also English horn), clarinet in B flat (also basset horn and bass clarinet), bassoon (also Contrabassoon), horn in F, trumpet in B flat (also piccolo trumpet in B flat), trombone (also bass trumpet in B flat), percussion I, percussion II, Cimbalom and Percussion III, Portuguese guitar, Spanish guitar, harp, accordion, piano (also celesta - five octaves), violin I, violin II (also played with e-bow), viola, violoncello and double-bass
duration: 31'
first performance: 8.4.17, Kiev, Plivka, Ukho Ensemble Season 2016 - 2017, Frank Wörner (baritone), Ukho Ensemble, Luigi Gaggero (conductor)
for: female voice, flute, clarinet, piano, violin and cello
duration: 7'
first performance: 20.10.94, Paris, Festival d'Automne à Paris, Luisa Castellani (soprano), Ensemble Contrechamps, Zolt Nagy (conductor)
for: female voice, bass flute, viola and percussion
duration: 6'
commission: Archipel 1996 Festival in Geneva
first performance: 12.3.96, Geneva, Archipel, Luisa Castellani (soprano), Ensemble Contrechamps, Giorgio Bernasconi (conductor)
for: female voice and ensemble
detailed instrumentation: mezzo-soprano (or soprano), flute, clarinet, percussion, harp, piano, violin and cello
duration: 5'
commission: French Ministry of Culture
first performance: 6.10.11, Strasbourg, Salle de la Bourse, Festival Musica 2011, Françoise Kubler (soprano), Accroche Note
for: female voice, flute, clarinet, percussion, piano and string quartet
duration: 9'
first performance: 5.10.95, Strasbourg, Festival Musica, Katherine Ciesinski (mezzo-soprano), Ensemble Recherche, Pascal Rophé (conductor); revised version: 12.3.96, Geneva, Archipel, Luisa Castellani (soprano), Ensemble Contrechamps, Giorgio Bernasconi (conductor)
a song concert upon fados by Amália Rodriguez
for: for female voice, large ensemble and live electronics
detailed instrumentation: fado singer (female), flute (also piccolo and G-flute), oboe (also English horn), clarinet in B flat (also basset horn and bass clarinet), bassoon (also contrabassoon), horn in F, trumpet in B flat (also piccolo trumpet in B flat), trombone (also bass trumpet in B flat), percussion I, percussion II, cimbalom and percussion III, Portuguese guitar, Spanish guitar, harp, accordion, piano (also celesta - five octaves), violin I, violin II, viola, violoncello, double-bass (five strings) and live electronics
duration: 65'
commission: IRCAM-Centre Pompidou
first performance: 15.3.15, Orléans, Scène Nationale d'Orléans, Salle Barrault, Cristina Branco (voice), Ensemble Cairn, Guillaume Bourgogne (conductor), Thomas Goepfer (live electronics)
sei liriche di Lorenzo Calogero
for: mezzosoprano, piano and live electronics
duration: about 17'
first performance: 26.5.16, Paris, Hôtel de Galliffet, Istituto Italiano di Cultura, Monica Bacelli (mezzosoprano), Giulio Biddau (piano), Marco Liuni, Alvise Vidolin (live electronics)
for: mezzo-soprano, flute, clarinet, percussion, piano/celesta and string quintet
duration: 10'
commission: WDR Köln for Wittener Tage für neue Kammermusik 2002 and Ensemble Cikada
first performance: 28.4.02, Witten, Tage für Neue Kammermusik, Loré Lixenberg (mezzo-soprano), Ensemble Cikada, Christian Eggen (conductor)
for: seven voices
detailed instrumentation: 2 sopranos, alto, 2 tenors, baritone, bass
duration: 13'
commission: Commissioned by WDR, supported by Ernst von Siemens Musikstiftung and SACEM, for the Wittener Tage für neue Kammermusik
first performance: 7.5.11, Witten, Tage für Neue Kammermusik, Schola Heidelberg, Walter Nußbaum (conductor)
for: vocal ensemble
detailed instrumentation: soprano, mezzosoprano, countertenor, tenor, baritone, bass
duration: 23'
commission: French Ministry of Culture
first performance: 24.9.03, Stuttgart, Musik der Jahrhunderte im Theaterhaus Pragsattel, Neue Vocalsolisten
for: soprano, euphonium, horn and live electronics
duration: 15'
commission: IRCAM, Paris
first performance: provisional version: 26.2.94, Paris, IRCAM, Luisa Castellani (soprano), Gérard Buquet (euphonium); final version: 20.1.06, Paris, Grande Salle du Centre Pompidou, Claire Booth (soprano), Jens McManama (horn), Arnaud Boukhitine (euphonium), Thomas Goepfer (IRCAM computer music production)
for: voice and chamber ensemble
detailed instrumentation: 1st version: soprano, flute, trumpet, percussion, harp and cello; 2nd version: soprano, flute, clarinet, piano, violin and cello
duration: 15'
first performance: 1st (incomplete) version: 24.10.92, Cologne, Ensemble Avantgarde, Steffen Schleiermacher (conductor); 1st (complete) version: 21.4.94, London, Purcell Room, Sarah Leonard (soprano), Capricorn Ensemble; 2nd (incomplete) version: 29.1.93 New York, Focus! The new Europeans, the New Juilliard Ensemble, Joel Sachs (conductor); 2nd (complete) version: 2.11.03, Brussels, Théàtre Marni, Festival Europalia, Margherita Chiminelli (soprano), Divertimento Ensemble, Sandro Gorli (conductor)
for: soprano, flute, clarinet and piano
duration: 13'
first performance: 25.2.89, Berlin, XII Musik Biennale, Gladys de Bellida (soprano), Micromégas Ensemble
sei poesie di José Ángel Valente per controtenore e corno
for: countertenor and french horn
duration: 13'
commission: French Ministry of Culture and Cumulus
first performance: 5.7.14, La Charité-sur-Loire (France), Festival Format Raisins, Kai Wessel (countertenor), Olivier Darbellay (horn)
madrigali per dodici voci soliste e violino
for: twelve solo voices and violin
detailed instrumentation: S. I,II,III A. I,II,III T. I,II,III B. I,II,III
duration: 13'
commission: KlangForum Heidelberg and Milano Musica
first performance: 24.10.11, Milan, Teatro Elfo Puccini, Festival di Milano Musica, Lina Uinskyte (violin), Schola Heidelberg, Walter Nussbaum (conductor)
for: female voice and piano
detailed instrumentation: soprano or mezzo-soprano, piano
duration: 11'30"
first performance: 31.5.14, Trieste, Casa della Musica, Risuonanze, Akiko Kozato (voice), Adele D’Aronzo (piano)
for: voice and nine instruments
detailed instrumentation: soprano, 1.1.1.1./1.0.0.0./string quartet
duration: 9'30
first performance: 10.9.88, Cernobbio (Como), Festival Lario Musica, Luisa Castellani (soprano), Quintetto Arnold, Arditti String Quartet, Emilio Pomarico (conductor)
Musica notturna dal silenzio della montagna, su versi di Saigyō, per voce e quartetto d’archi
for: voice and string quartet
duration: 13'
commission: Mrs Ryoko Aoki
first performance: 1.09.16, Tokyo, Umberto Agnelli Hall, Italian Cultural Institute Tokyo, Italy meets Noh!, Ryoko Aoki (voice), Quatuor Diotima
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