Orchestral and ensemble works 2012

Ouverture to a Theatre (Ouverture zu einem Theater)

Commissioned by Deutsche Oper Berlin
Funded by Ernst von Siemens-Musikstiftung

Year of composition 2012
Duration 6 minutes

World premiere

World premiere October 20th, 2012


Berlin · Deutsche Oper
Gala concert on occasion of the 100th anniversary of the Deutsche Oper Berlin
Orchester der Deutschen Oper Berlin

Conductor Donald Runnicles


3 Flutes

3° doubling Piccolo

3 Oboes

3° doubling Cor Anglais

3 Clarinets in B flat3° doubling Bass Clarinet
3 Bassoons3° doubling Contrabassoon

4 Horns in F

4 Trumpets in C
3 Trombones
Percussion(3 Players)
Tam-tam (medium)
Suspended Cymbal (high)

Bass Drum
2 Suspended Cymbals (high, medium)
Tam-tam (low)
2 Tom-toms 

IIIMilitary Drum
2 Bongos
2 Tom-toms
Suspended Cymbal (low)