Hans Werner Henze (1926-2012)

Phaedra (2007)

opéra en 2 actes


stage work

  • General information
    • Composition date : 2007
    • Duration : 1 h 20 mn
    • Editor : Chester Music
    • Commission: Staatsoper Unter den Linden Berlin, Berliner Festspiele, Théâtre de la Monnaie Bruxelles, Alte Oper Frankfurt et Wiener Festwochen.
    • Livret (détail, auteur) :

      Christian Lehnert

Detailed formation
  • solistes : 1 solo mezzo-soprano, 1 solo mezzo-soprano, 1 solo soprano, 1 solo soprano, 1 solo tenor, 1 solo tenor, 1 solo countertenor, 1 solo countertenor, 1 solo baritone, 1 solo baritone
  • 2 flutes (also 2 piccolos, 1 alto flute), 2 flutes (also 2 piccolos, 1 alto flute), 2 oboes (also 1 English horn), 2 oboes (also 1 English horn), 2 clarinets (also 1 soprano saxophone, 2 alto saxophones, 2 bass clarinets, 1 contrabass clarinet), 2 clarinets (also 1 soprano saxophone, 2 alto saxophones, 2 bass clarinets, 1 contrabass clarinet), 2 bassoons (also 1 contrabassoon), 2 bassoons (also 1 contrabassoon), 2 horns (also 2 Wagner tubas), 2 horns (also 2 Wagner tubas), 2 trumpets, 2 trumpets, 2 trombones (also 1 alto trombone, 1 bass trombone), 2 trombones (also 1 alto trombone, 1 bass trombone), 2 percussionists, 2 percussionists, 1 timpani, 1 timpani, 1 harp, 1 harp, 1 piano, 1 piano, 1 celesta, 1 celesta, 1 violin, 1 violin, 1 viola, 1 viola, 1 cello, 1 cello, 1 double bass, 1 double bass

Creation information

  • Date : 15 September 2007
    Location :

    Bruxelles, La Monnaie


    Performers :

    Mise en scène : Peter Mussbach, direction : Michael Boder