Benché 'l parlar sia indarno

For 3 singers, presenter and double orchestra (2011)

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Duration: 20 min.
Instrumentation: 3 Female singers, 1 Presenter
Orchestra A: 1.1.1.1 / 1.–.–.– / perc / strings.
Orchestra B: 2.2.2.2 / 3.3.3.– / timp perc / strings
Texts: Francesco Antonioni, Francesco Petrarca, Giacomo da Lentini, William Shakespeare, Matteo De Albentiis
Commission: Festival MiTo Settembre Musica.
Publisher: Ricordi [see publisher's page]

Commissioned in celebration of the 150th anniversary of the unification of Italy.

World Premiere: 11 September 2011
Torino, Auditorium.
Vocal ensemble Arsenale. Francesco Antonioni, presenter. 
Orchestra Filarmonica del Teatro Regio di Torino.
Daniel Kawka, conductor
[live broadcast RAI Radio3]

Recording: MiTo Settembre Musica, 4-CD of the pieces commissioned.

11 September 2011 [WP]
Torino, Auditorium.
Vocal ensemble Arsenale. Francesco Antonioni, presenter.
Orchestra Filarmonica del Teatro Regio di Torino.
Daniel Kawka, conductor

12 September 2011
Milan, Auditorium.
Vocal ensemble Arsenale. Francesco Antonioni, presenter.
Orchestra Filarmonica del Teatro Regio di Torino.
Daniel Kawka, conductor
[Live broadcast and video streaming]