König Hirsch

Oper in drei Akten nach dem Drama von Graf Carlo Gozzi von Heinz von Cramer

Hans Werner Henze

Year

1953-1956


Duration

240'


Instrumentation

solo voices, chorus, actors - 3(III=picc).2.corA.3.bcl.2.dbn - 4.3(III=picctpt(ad lib.)).2.1 - 7perc-pft-cel-org(ad lib.)-hpsd-acc-hrp-gtr-mand - strgs; on stage: 1.0.1.0 - 4.3.0.0 - perc-cel-org-mand - vln


Genre

Stage Work with Guitar


Text/Libretto

Heinz von Cramer


Commission

Städtische Oper Berlin


Premiere

in parts: Berlin, Germany, Berliner Festwochen, 23 September 1956: Städtische Oper, Hermann Scherchen (cond.) / Leonard Steckl, staging
complete: Stuttgart, Germany, 5 May 1985: Württembergische Staatsoper, Dennis Russell Davies (cond.) / Hans Hollmann, staging


Publisher

Schott Musik International


Source

composer homepage; Schott website;