Die Eroberung von Mexiko

Wolfgang Rihm

Year

1987-91


Duration

120'


Instrumentation

solo voices, chorus from tape, SATB chorus - 3.4.4.1 - 3.3.3.1 - timp-5perc-hrp-pft-eorg-2bgtr - 2.0.2.6.4 - wind maschine


Genre

Stage Work


Text/Libretto

Wolfgang Rihm after Antonin Artaud


Premiere

Hamburg, Staatstheater, 9 February 1992: Richard Salter (Cortez) / Renate Behle (Montezuma) / Miriam Goldschmidt (Malinche) / Peter Kollek (Der schreiende Mann) / Philharmonisches Staatsorchester Hamburg, Ingo Metzmacher (cond.) / Peter Mussbach (staging)


Publisher

Universal Edition


Source

Universal Edition website;