Gloria Bruni composed the opera “Pinocchio” on a book by Ursel Scheffler. Pinocchio is an opera, written to bring audiences of all ages closer to the fascinating world of opera.

Requiem a Roma

“Requiem a Roma” is sacred music written for choir, orchestra and soloists.
The first performance took place in November 2000 (the year of the Jubilee) in the Vatican in the “Sala Nervi” in the presence of Pope John Paul II.
Requiem in Rome was later performed in Italy, Poland, Germany, Austria, Palestine,Israel and Belarus.

Symphony No.1 Ringparabel

It is a symphonic poem focusing in particular on the importance of respect between different religions by promoting dialogue and tolerance.
Symphony No1 – Ringparabel was represented in Hamburg, Istanbul and Minsk.

The Thorn Birds a Musical

The musical “The Thorn Birds” is written and based on the international best-seller by Australian writer Colleen McCullough.
The musical explores different genres from sacred music to pop / rock.
The world’s premiere took place in England in 2008 and was replicated in Germany in 2016.

Der verzauberte Pfannkuchen

Kent Nagano directed the premiere of Gloria Bruni´s mini-opera “The Magical Pancake”, which was comissioned by the Hamburg State Opera as part of the Advent program 2018.

Frammenti di Creazione

“Fragments of Creation” by Gloria Bruni is conceived as a contribution to humanity’s search for answers to questions about the origin of the universe, life and humanity, and shares a concern for the future of our planet as a place worth living.

Bell Song

On July 5, 2014, in the main church of St. Katharinen, the “Bell Song (Glockenlied)” , a composition for choir and orchestra premiered with the original sounds of the bells of the five Hamburg main churches: St. Michaelis, St. Katharinen, St. Nicolai, St. Jacobi and St. Petri.


The hymn for freedom “Li(e)bertas” is a composition for choir and orchestra written for the project Weltschal (literally “world scarf”).

Angel of God – Bach/Bruni

Gloria Bruni’s aria “Angel of God” is a meditation on Bach’s famous Air from the Orchestral Suite No. 3 in D major.

Rosary Prayers

This is a cycle of Rosary prayers in different languages.

Katharine Corale

On June 13, 2013, the first Katharinenchorals of Gloria Bruni took place in the church of St. Katharinen as part of the “Katharina feiert” event. The choral was composed based on the words of the Hamburg poet Hans Leip.