In his new work Infin che ’l mar fu sovra noi richiuso (“Until the sea above us closed again”) Johannes Maria Staud has set a text from Dante’s Divine Comedy to music. The use of three trombones serves as a reference to the city’s famous son, as they are also included in Mozart’s Requiem.
Austrian Radio Ö1 broadcasts the world première on 30 July at 10:05 (Central European Time).
Infin che ’l mar fu sovra
noi richiuso (2012)
for choir, three trombones, percussion and string quartet | 7’
prem. 23/07/2012 Salzburg Festival; accentus chamber choir, Camerata Salzburg, cond. Laurence Equilbey.