Hans Werner Henze (1926-2012)

Tancredi (1964)

ballet in two tableaux


stage work

  • General information
    • Composition date : 1964
    • Duration : 50 mn
    • Publisher : Schott, nº ED 5659
    • Libretto (details, author) :

      Peter Csobadi

Detailed formation
  • 1 flute (also 1 piccolo), 1 oboe, 1 English horn, 1 clarinet, 1 bass clarinet, 1 bassoon, 1 contrabassoon, 4 horns, 2 trumpets, 2 trombones, 1 tuba, 1 timpani, 6 percussionists, 1 harp, 1 piano, 1 celesta, 1 violin, 1 second violin, 1 viola, 1 cello, 1 double bass

Premiere information

  • Date : 18 May 1966
    Location :

    Autriche, Vienne, Staadtsoper


    Performers :

    Ernst Märzendorfer : direction, Rudolf Nurejew : chorégraphie, Barry Kay : décors.

Observations

Personnages : Cantilena : jeune fille, Flageolet : jongleur , Tancredi : jeune homme, Laura : jeune foraine, ami de Tancredi, amie de Cantilena, Gassenbuben, Schwarze Araber, Gaukler.