Darius Milhaud (1892-1974)

Fiesta (1958)

opera in one act, for solo voice and orchestra


stage work

  • General information
    • Composition date : 1958
    • Duration : 22 mn 30 s
    • Publisher : Heugel
    • Opus : 370
    • Commission: Berliner Festwoche
    • Dedication : H. Scherchen
    • Libretto (details, author) :

      Texte de Boris Vian.

Detailed formation
  • soloist : unspecified soloist voice
  • flute, oboe, clarinet, bass clarinet, bassoon, saxophone, trumpet, trombone, piano, harp, 3 violins, 2 cellos, double bass

Premiere information

  • Date : 3 October 1955
    Location :

    Allemagne, Opéra de Berlin


    Performers :

    H. Scherchen, direction.