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Adams, JohnThe Gospel According to the Other Mary (2012) 120'
A Passion oratorio for orchestra, chorus and soloists

Music Text  
Libretto based on Old and New Testament sources by Peter Sellars

Scoring
SATB Chorus: 40 voices MINIMUM with sound enhancement
3(III=picc)2.corA.2.bcl.2.dbn-4.2.2.0-perc:SD/pedal dr/BD(low)/timbale/tom-t(low)/tuned gongs/chimes/almglocken/glsp/3tam-t(large, medium, small)-cimb-pft-harp-bgtr-strings

NOTE: The hiring of a sound designer is a condition/requirement for permission.

For complete technical specifications go to: mhgrey.wordpress.com.
Abbreviations (PDF).

Territory
This work is available from Boosey & Hawkes for the world.


For full details on this stagework, including synopsis and roles, please visit our Opera section.


World Premiere
5/31/2012
Walt Disney Concert Hall, Los Angeles, CA
Kelley O'Connor, mezzo-soprano / Tamara Mumford, contralto / Russell Thomas, tenor/Daniel Bubeck, counter tenor / Brian Cummings, counter tenor / Nathan Medley, counter tenor / Los Angeles Philharmonic / Los Angeles Master Chorale / Gustavo Dudamel


World stage premiere
3/7/2013
Walt Disney Concert Hall, Los Angeles, CA
Kelley O'Connor, mezzo-soprano / Tamara Mumford, contralto/Russell Thomas, tenor/Daniel Bubeck, counter tenor / Brian Cummings, counter tenor / Nathan Medley, counter tenor / Los Angeles Philharmonic / Los Angeles Master Chorale / Gustavo Dudamel


Press Quotes  
"An extraordinary work, containing some of Mr. Adams’s richest, most daring music."
— Anthony Tommasini, New York Times

Recommended Recording

Los Angeles Philharmonic / Los Angeles Master Chorale
Gustavo Dudamel, conductor
Deutsche Grammophon 00289 479 2243

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News stories for this title :

John Adams: reviews of the Other Mary on stage in London
John Adams: Gospel According to the Other Mary on new DG recording
John Adams: Other Mary tours Europe on stage
Adams: International Tour of The Gospel According to the Other Mary
John Adams: reviews of The Gospel According to the Other Mary
John Adams: World Premiere of The Gospel According to the Other Mary





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