Wolfgang Rihm (1952)

Faust und Yorick (1976)

chamber opera


stage work

  • General information
    • Composition date : 1976
    • Duration : 50 mn
    • Editor : Universal Edition
    • Livret (détail, auteur) :

      livret de Frithjof Haas sur un texte de Jean Tardieu

Detailed formation
  • solistes : solo baritone [Der Gelehrte] , solo contralto [Die Mutter] , 2 solo mezzo-sopranos [die Frau, die Tochter] , solo tenor [Der Reporter]
  • ensemble de voix solistes(solo soprano [], solo contralto [], solo tenor [], solo bass voice [4 Studenten])
  • flute (also piccolo), oboe (also English horn), clarinet (also bass clarinet), bassoon (also contrabassoon), 2 trumpets, trombone, percussionist, harp, celesta, harpsichord, piano, electric organ, violin, second violin, viola, cello, double bass

Creation information

  • Date : 29 April 1977
    Location :

    Allemagne, Mannheim


    Performers :

    Klaus Kirchner, Aili Purtonen, Christa Lehert, Badische Staatskapelle, direction : Frithjof Haas, mise en scène : Hans-Peter Knell.