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Eötvös: As I Crossed a Bridge of Dreams

World premiere
Donaueschingen Festival (Germany)

Commissioned by “Südwestrundfunk” and “Land Baden-Württemberg”
Staging: Thea Brejzek
Scene and light: Lawrence Wallen
Conductor: Manfred Schreier
Cast:
Lady Sarashina: Claire Bloom
“Counterpart”: Mike Svoboda, alt-trombone
“Shadow”: Gérard Buquet, contrabass-trombone
“Moon”: Klaus Burger, sousaphon
“Dream-speakers”: Christine Schmeling, mezzo; Stephanie Field, alto; Matthias Horn, barytone
Ensemble Varianti, Stuttgart
Computer-piano programmed by Vykintas Baltakas
Sound direction: Digital Masters Stuttgart
Sound supervisor: Peter Eötvös