Wolfgang Mitterer (1958)

Massacre (2003)

opera, for five singers, dancer, ensemble, multimedia and real-time electronics

electronic work
stage work

  • General information
    • Composition date : 2003
    • Duration : 1 h 23 mn
    • Libretto (details, author) :

      Stephan Müller et Wolfgang Mitterer d’après Massacre à Paris de Christopher Marlowe

Detailed formation
  • soloists : 2 solo sopranos [la duchesse de Guise ; le roi de Navarre] , 1 solo mezzo-soprano [la reine de Navarre] , 1 solo countertenor [Henri III] , 1 solo baritone [le Duc de Guise] , 1 female dancer
  • 1 clarinet, 1 horn, 1 trombone, 1 percussionist, 1 harpsichord (also 1 electronic/MIDI keyboard/synthesizer), 1 piano, 1 violin, 1 viola, 1 double bass

Premiere information

  • Date : 20 September 2008
    Location :

    Portugal, Porto, Teatro Nacional São João.


Information on the electronics
Electronic device : temps réel, dispositif multimédia (vidéo, lumière)