Year

2001-2003


Duration

90'


Instrumentation

solo voices, chorus, dancers - 3(II-III=picc).3.3(=Ebcl,tsax).3(III=dbn) - 4.2.2.1 - 3perc-hrp-egtr-mand - 8.6.4.4.3


Genre

Stage Work with Guitar


Text/Libretto

Jaroslav Dušek & Martin Smolka, using an excerpt from Hašek's 'Dobrý voják Švejk' (The Good Soldier Švejk) and a poem by the ancient Chinese poet Shih-te


Commission

National Theatre in Prague


Premiere

Prague, Czech Republic, The Estates Divadlo, 8 April 2004: Orchestra, Choir, Ballet of National Theatre in Prague, Jan Chalupecký (cond.)


National Theatre in Prague Source

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