Ernst Krenek (1900-1991)

Cefalo e Procri (1933 -1934)

fable in a prologue and three tableaux


stage work

  • General information
    • Composition date : 1933 - 1934
    • Duration : 35 mn
    • Publisher : Universal Edition
    • Opus : 77
    • Libretto (details, author) :

      Rinaldo Küfferle

Detailed formation
  • soloists : solo tenor [Cephalus] , 2 solo sopranos [Procris ; Aurora] , solo contralto [Diana] , solo baritone [Kronos]
  • flute, oboe, 2 clarinets, bassoon, 2 horns, trumpet, trombone, timpani, percussionist, piano, strings

Premiere information

  • Date : 15 September 1934
    Location :

    Italie, Venise, Teatro Goldoni, III. Internationale Gesellschaft für neue Musik


    Performers :

    Hermann Scherchen : direction, Giovanni Voyer : Cefalo, Sara Scuderi : Procri, Ines Alfani : Aurora, Rhea Toniolo : Diana, Apollo Granforte : Crono.