Philip Glass (1937)

La Belle et la Bête (1994)

opera for ensemble and film


stage work

  • General information
    • Composition date : 1994
    • Duration : 1 h 32 mn
    • Publisher : Dunvagen Music Publishers
    • Libretto (details, author) :

      en français, de Philip Glass

Detailed formation
  • soloists : 2 solo sopranos, 1 solo mezzo-soprano, 2 solo baritones, 2 solo bass-baritones
  • 1 flute (also 1 piccolo), 1 clarinet, 1 bass clarinet, 1 soprano saxophone, 1 alto saxophone, 1 bassoon, 3 horns, 1 trombone, 1 bass trombone, 1 percussionist, 1 harp, 1 electronic/MIDI keyboard/synthesizer, strings

Premiere information

  • Date : 21 June 1994
    Location :

    Italie, Gibellina


    Performers :

    l'ensemble Philip Glass, direction : Michael Riesman.