Il Re Teodoro in Venezia

Hans Werner Henze

Year

1991-1992


Duration

150'


Instrumentation

solo voices - 2(I-II=picc).2(I-II=corA).2(I-II=bcl).2(I-II=dbn) - 2.1.1.0 - timp-perc-pft(=cel ad lib.)-gtr-mand-acc(or harm) - 1.1.2.1.1


Genre

Stage Work with Guitar


Text/Libretto

Lorenzo Mariani


Premiere

Montepulciano, Italy, Cantiere Internazionale d'Arte, 16 July 1992: Giuseppe Mega (cond.) / Lorenzo Mariani, staging


Publisher

Schott Musik International


Comment

Opera by Giovanni Paisiello (1784). Dramatic hero's comedy in two scenes by Giovanni Battista Casti. New orchestration and new libretto by Hans Werner Henze (with David Paul Graham). Reworked for the stage by Lorenzo Mariani (1991/92).


Source

composer homepage; Schott website;