Johannes Kalitzke (1959)

Molière oder Die Henker der Komödianten (1994 -1997)

dramatic night play in 4 acts


stage work

  • General information
    • Composition date : 1994 - 1997
    • Duration : 2 h
    • Publisher : Edition Gravis, nº eg267LM
    • Libretto (details, author) :

      Gerold Theobalt d’après Mikhaïl Boulgakov, arrangé par Johannes Kalitzke

Detailed formation
  • ensemble of vocal soloists(soprano, mezzo-soprano, 4 tenor, countertenor, baritone, solo bass-baritone)
  • 3 flutes (also 2 piccolos, 2 alto flutes), 2 oboes, English horn, 2 clarinets (also 2 Eb clarinets, bass clarinet), bass clarinet (also contrabass clarinet), 2 bassoons, contrabassoon, 4 horns, 3 trumpets, 3 trombones, tuba, timpani, 4 percussionists, harpsichord, celesta (also electronic/MIDI keyboard/synthesizer [DX-7] ), accordion, harp, mandolin, strings

Premiere information

  • Date : 1998
    Location :

    Allemagne, Brême


Table of contents

I. Akt: 1. Szene, Ouvertüre – 3 Strophen zu Ehren – Rezitativ und Couplet – Duett – Quintett (Toccata) – Verschattung
II. Akt: Intermezzo –Jeux des cartes – Verfluchung und Abgesang – Schwachsinnige in Christo –Aria – Intermezzo – Kaleidoskop
III. Akt: Folterung – Litania – Kreuzgang mit Himmelfahrt
IV. Akt: Pavane mit Orgelpunkt – Passacaglia – Requiem