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Written on Skin

Orchestre Philharmonique de Radio France - George Benjamin

George BenjaminGeorge Benjamin © Matthew Lloyd
Barbara HanniganBarbara Hannigan © Raphael Brand
George Benjamin et Barbara HanniganGeorge Benjamin et Barbara Hannigan © Antoni Bofill
George BenjaminGeorge Benjamin © Chris Christodoulou
Ross RamgobinRoss Ramgobin © Wolf Marloh
Friday, 14 February 2020 at 8:30pm

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Friday, 14 February 2020 — 8:30pm
Grande salle Pierre Boulez - Philharmonie
Duration: about 1h40


  • Written on skin
  • Musique de George Benjamin
  • Livret de Martin Crimp


  • Orchestre Philharmonique de Radio France
  • George Benjamin
  • Ross Ramgobin
  • Barbara Hannigan
  • Tim Mead
  • Victoria Simmonds
  • Nicholas Sharratt
  • Philippe Marguerre
  • Romina Lischka
  • Dan Ayling
Spectators were blown away by the opera Written on Skin at its premiere in 2012 at the Aix-en-Provence festival. Here, this subtle and complex work is directed by the composer himself.
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Dans le cadre du festival Présences Radio France

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