This is the full score for Five Images After Sappho
, a work composed by Esa-Pekko Salonen
for Soprano and Chamber Ensemble. This work was co-commissioned by the Ojai Festival, California and the London Sinfonietta, and first performed on 4th June 1999.
The text for Five Images After Sappho is based on a number of different poems by the female Greek lyric poet Sappho.