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Wolfgang Rihm: Eine Strasse, Lucile

  • for soprano and orchestra
  • 3 2 2 2 - 4 3 3 1 - timp, perc(3), str
  • Duration: 16’
  • Instrumentation details:
    1st flute
    2nd flute
    3rd flute
    cor anglais
    1st clarinet in A
    2nd clarinet in A
    1st horn in F
    2nd horn in F
    3rd horn in F
    4th horn in F
    1st trumpet in C
    2nd trumpet in C
    3rd trumpet in C
    1st trombone
    2nd trombone
    3rd trombone
    1st percussion
    2nd percussion
    3rd percussion
    violin I
    violin II
  • Composer: Wolfgang Rihm
  • Commission: Badisches Staatstheater Karlsruhe

The complete perusal score (PDF-preview)

World première

Karlsruhe (DE)
Badische Staatskapelle
Jochem Hochstenbach
Main soloists:
Diana Tomsche, S

Press reviews

Some German reviews from the world première:    

„Eine bedrängende, ergreifende Studie menschlicher Verlassenheit“
(Die Oper rettet die Kinder der Revolution, Gerhard Rohde, FAZ)

„Überraschend lyrisch“
(Büchner-Opern im Doppelpack, dpa)

„Der große Musikdramatiker unserer Zeit“
(Premièren der Woche, FTD)

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