Jonathan Dove (1959)

Life is a Dream (2012)

opera in three acts

  • General information
    • Composition date : 2012
    • Duration : 2 h
    • Editor : Peters
    • Commission: Birmingham Opera Company
    • Livret (détail, auteur) :

      Alasdair Middleton, d’après la pièce de Pedro Calderon de la Barca.

Detailed formation
  • ensemble of vocal soloists(soprano, mezzo-soprano, 2 tenor, solo bass-baritone, bass voice), mixed choir [SATB]
  • 2 flutes (also 2 piccolos), oboe, clarinet, bassoon (also contrabassoon), 2 horns, 2 trumpets, 2 trombones, tuba, 3 percussionists, piano, harp, 3 violins, 3 second violins, 2 violas, 2 cellos, double bass

Creation information