Der Besuch der alten Dame

op.35

Gottfried von Einem

Year

1968-1970


Duration

130'


Instrumentation

solo voices, speaker, silent roles (3), chorus - 2.picc.2.2.2 - 4.3.3.1 - timp-perc - strgs; on stage: bells, guitar


Genre

Stage Work with Guitar


Text/Libretto

Friedrich Dürrenmatt


Dedication

Erwin Thalhammer


Premiere

Vienna, 23 May 1971: Vienna State Opera, Horst Stein (cond.) / Otto Schenk (dir.)


Publisher

Boosey & Hawkes


Source

Boosey & Hawkes website; MIC Austria website;