Rehearsals for Birtwistle’s Gawain with Ingo Metzmacher and the ORF RSO

Reading time: 1 min. Harrison Birtwistle

Ingo Metzmacher and the ORF Radio-Symphonieorchester Wien at the rehearsals for the Austrian première of Harrison Birtwistle’s Gawain at the Salzburg Festival on 26 July 2013.

The opera in 2 acts will open this year’s opera programme; an interview with Harrison Birtwistle about Gawain is available in our Musikblätter 5.

Harrison Birtwistle: Gawain
opera in 2 acts | 150’
3 3 3 3 - 4 3 3 3 - 2. Horn in F offstage, 4. Horn in F offstage, timp, perc, vib, hp, mar, cimb, vln, vln, vln, vln, vln, vln, vln, vla(2), vc(2), cb(2)
Austrian prem. 26/7/2013, Felsenreitschule; ORF RSO Wien, cond. Ingo Metzmacher
Further performances: 29/7/2013, 2, 8 and 15/8/2013

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