Paul Hindemith (1895-1963)

Cardillac (1925 -1926)

opera in four acts


stage work

  • General information
    • Composition date : 1925 - 1926
      Revision dates : 1952
    • Duration : 2 h 10 mn
    • Editor : Schott
    • Opus : 39
    • Livret (détail, auteur) :

      Ferdinand Lion d'après E.T.A. Hoffman Das Fräulein von Scuderi

Detailed formation
  • ensemble of vocal soloists, unspecified choir
  • 2 flutes (also piccolo), oboe, English horn, clarinet, E-flat clarinet, bass clarinet, tenor saxophone, 2 bassoons, contrabassoon, horn, 2 trumpets, 2 trombones, tuba, timpani, 4 percussionists, piano, 6 violins, 4 violas, 4 double basses, 4 cellos

Creation information

  • Date : 20 June 1952
    Location :

    Suisse, Zürich, Stadttheater


    Performers :

    Victor Reinshagen, direction