Melancholia
Oper in 3 Teilen
Librettist: Fosse Jon
Year of Origin: 2006 - 2007
Duration: 1h 30m
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Melancholia - Oper in 3 Teilen

Instrumentation Details

Solo: female voice (1), men's voice (1)

choir (1), flute (1), oboe (1), clarinet (1), bass clarinet (1), bassoon (1), soprano saxophone (1), horn (2), trumpet (1), trombone (1), percussion (2), piano (1), accordion (1), violin (4), viola (2), violoncello (3), double bass (2)

 

ad chamber-choir: 6 voices

 

cast:
Helene, Lars, 5 smaller parts (from the chamber-choir): Frau Winckelmann, Kellnerin, Alfred, Bodom, Herr Winckelmann

Publication

Publisher:  Universal Edition

Commission-Dedication-Occasion

Commission:

Opéra National de Paris under the direction of Gerard Mortier

Additional Information

Text: based on the first part of Jon Fosse's novel "Melancholie"

Premiere

Performer:  Pomàrico Emilio

Location of the Premiere: Palais Garnier Paris
Performers: Otto Katzameier (Lars), Melanie Walz (Helene), Johannes Schmidt (Herr Winckelmann), Ruth Weber (Frau Winckelmann), Daniel Gloger (Alfred), Annette Elster (Kellnerin), Martyn Hill (Bodom)
Further Information: Stanislas Nordey (staging)

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