La Pasión según San Marcos

Osvaldo Golijov

Year

2000


Duration

87'


Instrumentation

female vocalist, male vocalist, soprano, solo voice (from the chorus, up to 8), Afro-Cuban dancer, Capoeira dancer, chorus (minimum 60 singers) - trumpet (2), trombone (2), percussion (4), berimbau, accordion (with effects), guitar (=tres), piano, solo double bass, violin (12), violoncello (8), double bass (4)


Genre

Stage Work with Guitar


Text/Libretto

Mark's Gospel; Kaddish; Jeremiah's Lamentations; Psalms 113-119; Rosalia de Castro


Dedication

María Guinand and the Schola Cantorum de Caracas


Commission

Internationale Bachakademie, Helmut Rilling, Artistic Director


Premiere

Stuttgart, Germany, Beethovenhalle, 5 September 2000: Luciana Souza, vocalist / Reynaldo Fernandez, vocalist and dancer / Samia Ibrahim, soprano / Schola Cantorum de Caracas; Orquesta la Pasión: Mikael Ringquist, Leader; Geoff Nuttall, Concertmaster. María Guinand, Conductor


Source

composer homepage;