Johannes Kalitzke (1959)

Kapitän Nemos Bibliothek (2021)

opera for five soloists and chamber opera
[La bibliothèque du capitaine Nemo]

electronic work
stage work

  • General information
    • Composition date : 2021
    • Duration : 1 h 50 mn
    • Publisher : Boosey & Hawkes
    • Libretto (details, author) :

      Julia Hochstenbach d’après Per Olov Enquist

Detailed formation
  • ensemble of vocal soloists(2 soprano, contralto, countertenor, bass voice)
  • clarinet (also Eb clarinet, bass clarinet, contrabass clarinet), trombone, 2 percussionists, accordion (also toy-piano), electronic/MIDI keyboard/synthesizer [sampler] (also celesta), electric guitar, viola (also violin [à pavillon] ), cello, double bass

Premiere information

  • Date : 29 April 2022
    Location :

    Allemagne, Schwetzingen, Rokokotheater


    Performers :

    Christoph Werner, mise en scène ; Ensemble Modern ; Johannes Kalitzke, direction

Information on the electronics
Electronic device : échantillonneur - sampler