Heinz Holliger (1939)

Schneewittchen (1997 -1998)

opera
[Blanche-Neige]


stage work

  • General information
    • Composition date : 1997 - 1998
    • Duration : 2 h
    • Publisher : Schott
    • Libretto (details, author) :

      Heinz Holliger d'après Robert Walser

Detailed formation
  • soloists : solo soprano [Schneewittchen] , solo mezzo-soprano [Königin] , solo tenor [Prinz] , solo baritone [Jäger] , solo bass voice [König]
  • 2 flutes (also 2 piccolos, 2 alto flutes), 2 oboes (also 1 English horn), 3 clarinets (also 2 bass clarinets), 2 bassoons (also 1 contrabassoon), 2 horns, 2 trumpets, 2 trombones, tuba, 2 timpani, 4 percussionists, harp, celesta, glass harmonica, accordion, violin, second violin, 2 violas, 2 cellos, double bass

Premiere information

  • Date : 17 October 1998
    Location :

    Suisse, Zürich, Opernhaus


    Performers :

    Heinz Holliger : direction, Reto Nickler : mise en scène, Hermann Feuchter : décors, Katharina Weissenborn : costumes.