Luigi Dallapiccola (1904-1975)

Ulisse (1968)

opera in a prologue and two acts


stage work

  • General information
    • Composition date : 1968
    • Publisher : Suvini Zerboni, nº ESZ.6519
    • Libretto (details, author) :

      livret de Luigi Dallapiccola d’après Homère

Detailed formation
  • soloists : 4 solo sopranos, 1 solo mezzo-soprano, 1 solo contralto, 1 solo countertenor, 3 solo tenors, 3 solo baritones, 1 solo bass-baritone, 6 female dancers
  • mixed choir
  • 4 flutes, 3 oboes, 4 clarinets, 3 bassoons, 2 saxophones, 4 horns, 4 trumpets, 3 trombones, 1 tuba, 1 timpani, 2 harp, 1 celesta, 1 glockenspiel, 1 piano, 1 vibraphone, 1 xylophone, 1 xylorimba, 1 organ, 5 percussionists, strings

Premiere information

  • Date : 29 September 1968
    Location :

    Berlin, Berliner Festwochen, Deutsche Oper Berlin


    Performers :

    Lorin Maazel, direction.