James Wood (1953)

Gulliver (2011 -2014)

opera in four acts, for baritone, vocal sextet and ensemble of fifteen instruments


stage work

  • General information
    • Composition date : 2011 - 2014
    • Duration : 1 h 35 mn
    • Commission: L'ensemble Insomnio et le Fonds Eduard Van Beinum.
    • Libretto (details, author) :

      Livret de Paul Griffiths d'après Gulliver's Travels de Jonathan Swift.

Detailed formation
  • solo baritone, ensemble of vocal soloists(soprano [], mezzo-soprano [], countertenor [], tenor [], baritone [], solo bass voice []), flute, oboe, clarinet (also bass clarinet), bassoon (also contrabassoon), horn, trumpet, trombone, percussion, piano (also pump organ), harp, guitar, mandolin, violin, viola, cello

Premiere information