Date: May 24, 1997
City: Frankfurt, Germany
Venue: Alte Oper
Presenter: Alte Oper
Ken Benshoof / St. Francis Climbs Mt. Diablo (On His Way to Heaven) *
P.Q. Phan / Tragedy at the Opera *
Osvaldo Golijov / The Dreams and Prayers of Isaac the Blind
Prelude: Calmo, Sospeso.
III. Agitato-Con Fuoco-Maestoso-Senza Misura, Oscilante.
III. Grazioso, Teneramente-Ruvido-Presto.
III. Calmo, Sospeso-Allegro Pesante.
Postlude: Lento, Liberamente.
with special guest David Krakauer, clarinets
Tan Dun / Ghost Opera *
with special guest Wu Man, pipa
PROGRAM SUBJECT TO CHANGE
* Written for Kronos
+ Arranged for Kronos
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