Betsy Jolas (1926)

Schliemann (1993)

opera in three acts for solo voices, choir of 12 young girls, mixed choir of 12 to 16 voices, silent roles, magnetic tape, electro-acoustic device and orchestra

electronic work

  • General information
    • Composition date : 1993
    • Duration : 3 h 40 mn
    • Publisher : Salabert
    • Libretto (details, author) :

      Livret de Bruno Bayen et Betsy Jolas d’après la pièce Schliemann, épisodes ignorés de Bruno Bayen

Detailed formation
  • soloist : 1 unspecified voice [nombre non spécifié]
  • women's choir à 12 voix (4 soprano, 4 mezzo-soprano, 4 contralto), mixed choir à 12 voix (3 soprano [ou 4], 3 contralto [ou 4], 3 tenor [ou 4], 3 bass voice [ou 4]), 1 non-speaking actor [nombre non spécifié] , 2 flutes (also 1 piccolo, 1 alto flute), 2 oboes (also 1 English horn), 3 clarinets (also 1 bass clarinet), 2 bassoons (also 1 contrabassoon), 2 trumpets, 2 trombones, 1 tenor saxophone (also 1 soprano saxophone), 3 percussionists, 1 timpani, 1 guitar (also 1 electric guitar), 8 violas, 6 cellos, 4 double basses

Premiere information

  • Date : 3 May 1995
    Location :

    France, Opéra de Lyon


    Performers :

    Maîtrise, Choeurs et Orchestre de l’Opéra de Lyon ; Kent Nagano, direction ; Alain Françon, mise en scène

Information on the electronics
Electronic device : dispositif électronique non spécifié, sons fixés sur support