Jonathan Dove (1959)

Flight (1998)

opera in three acts


stage work

  • General information
    • Composition date : 1998
    • Duration : 2 h 15 mn
    • Editor : Peters
    • Commission: Glyndebourne
    • Dedication : à Alasdair
    • Livret (détail, auteur) :

      April de Angelis

Detailed formation
  • ensemble de voix solistes(2 soprano, 3 mezzo-soprano, countertenor, tenor, 2 baritone, bass voice)
  • 2 flutes (also 2 piccolos), 2 oboes (also English horn), 2 clarinets (also bass clarinet), 2 bassoons (also contrabassoon), 2 horns, 2 trumpets, 2 trombones, tuba, timpani, 3 percussionists, piano (also celesta), harp, 8 violins, 6 second violins, 4 violas, 4 cellos, 3 double basses

Creation information

  • Date : 24 September 1998

    Performers : Glyndebourne Touring Opera Orchestra ; David Parry, direction