Hans Werner Henze (1926-2012)

Il Re Teodoro in Venezia (1991 -1992)

opera by Giovanni Paisello (1784), new orchestration and new recitatives by Hans Werner Henze and David Paul Graham, stage adaptation by Lorenzo Mariani


stage work
arrangement

  • General information
    • Composition date : 1991 - 1992
    • Duration : 2 h 30 mn
    • Editor : Schott
    • Livret (détail, auteur) :

      Giovanni Battista Casti

Detailed formation
  • solistes : 2 flutes (also 2 piccolos), 1 solo soprano [Lisetta] , 1 solo mezzo-soprano [Belisa] , 2 solo tenors [Gafforio ; Sandrino] , 2 solo baritones [Teodoro ; Akmet III]
  • 2 oboes (also 2 English horns), 2 clarinets (also 2 bass clarinets), 2 bassoons (also 2 contrabassoons), 2 horns, 1 trumpet, 1 trombone, 1 timpani, 1 percussionist, 1 guitar, 1 mandolin, 1 piano (also 1 celesta [ad lib.] ), 1 accordion [ou harmomium] , 1 violin, 1 second violin, 2 violas, 1 cello, 1 double bass, 2 solo bass voices [Taddeo ; Messer grande]

Creation information

  • Date : 16 July 1992
    Location :

    Italie, Montepulciano, Cantiere Internazionale d'Arte


    Performers :

    Giuseppe Mega : direction, Lorenzo Mariani : mise en scène, Pasquale Grossi : décors et costumes.