Holland Festival 2014: the CIVIL warS

Netherlands Radio Philharmonic Orchestra and Netherlands Radio Choir conducted by Dennis Russell Davies

June 19, 2014, Muziekgebouw aan ‘t IJ, Amsterdam

the CIVIL warS – A tree is best measured when it is down. Act V – Rome section(1983)

Libretto: Maita di Nascemi en Robert Wilson. Texts in Latin, Italian, English

Snow Owl/Alcmena (soprano): Sara Hershkowitz
Mother/Mrs. Lincoln (alto): Cécile van de Sant
Garibaldi (tenor): Donald Kaasch
Abraham Lincoln (baritone): Christian Miedl
Hercules (bass): Jaco Huypen

On ‘tape’
Young Mrs. Lincoln: Laurie Anderson
General Robert E. Lee: Robert Wilson