About the composer
Salvador Brotons was born in Barcelona in Spain in 1959. He studied flute, composition and conducting at the Barcelona Conservatory of Music. In 1985 he moved to the USA where he received his Doctorate in Music from Florida State University. Salvador Brotons composed mainly for orchestra and chamber groups, but also composed an opera and a musical. Of his more than 80 pieces some 15 were awarded prizes. He has been conductor of several orchestras in Spain and the USA and is conductor and musical director of the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra since 1991.
About the Stabat Mater
Soprano, Baritone, mixed choir and orchestra
The Stabat Mater opus 73 is divided into seven parts. The symphonic orchestra plays an important role in the work and is used to express the feelings of pain and compassion of the text. It is music that wants to be listened to attentively.
The "Analecta"-version of the text is used, with following changes:
Information about the recording
|Columna Música 1CM0100: Salvador Brotons, Stabat Mater & Obstinació
The CD is a live recording from December 2000.
Joana Llabrés, soprano
Salvador Brotons, Obstinació opus 56