Darius Milhaud (1892-1974)

Médée (1938)

opera in one act, for five voices, mixed choir and orchestra


stage work

  • General information
    • Composition date : 1938
    • Duration : 1 h 10 mn
    • Publisher : Heugel
    • Opus : 191
    • Commission: commande d'État 1938
    • Libretto (details, author) :

      Texte de Madeleine Milhaud.

Detailed formation
  • soloists : 2 sopranos, contralto, baritone, tenor
  • mixed choir, 2 flutes, 2 oboes, 2 clarinets, 3 bassoons, 2 horns, 3 trumpets, 3 trombones, tuba, drum kit, strings

Premiere information

  • Date : 7 October 1939
    Location :

    Belgique, Opéra Flamand d'Anvers


    Performers :

    H. Diels, direction.