The Gospel According to the Other Mary.
composer: John Adams
Relevance to Levi:
Libretto by Peter Sellars where the words of Primo Levi’s “Passover” are
referenced by Lazarus’ character at the end of Act I.
Opera/oratorio with mezzo soprano, contralto, tenor, three countertenors, SATB choir and orchestra composed of piccolo, 2 flutes, 2 oboes, English horn, 2 clarinets, bass clarinet, 2 bassoons, contrabassoon, 4 horns, 2 trumpets, 2 trombones, 3 percussionists playing snare drum, very low bass drum, timbale, low tom-toms, tuned gongs, chimes, almglocken, glockenspiel, large tam-tam, medium tam-tam, small tam-tam, cimbalom, bass guitar, piano, harp, strings. English text.
Full Score: Boosey & Hawkes. 2012
Recording: Deutsche Grammophone, 0289 479 2243 8 2 CDs, Los Angeles Philharmonic Los Angeles Master Chorale Gustavo Dudamel, 2014.