Philip Glass (1937)

Orphée (1993)

opéra en deux actes pour solistes et ensemble ou orchestre


stage work

  • General information
    • Composition date : 1993
    • Duration : 1 h 20 mn
    • Editor : Dunvagen Music Publishers
    • Commission: American Repertory Theater, Cambridge, MA and the Brooklyn Acadamy of Music
    • Livret (détail, auteur) :

      Jean Cocteau (en français)

Detailed formation
  • solistes : 2 solo sopranos, 1 solo mezzo-soprano, 3 solo tenors, 1 solo baritone, 2 solo bass voices
  • 1 flute (also 1 piccolo), 1 clarinet, 1 bassoon, 1 horn, 1 trumpet, 1 trombone, 3 percussionists, 1 harp [ad lib.] , 1 electronic/MIDI keyboard/synthesizer, 6 violins [ou 1] , 5 second violins [ou 1] , 4 violas [ou 1] , 4 cellos [ou 1] , 2 double basses [ou 0]

Creation information

  • Date : 14 May 1993
    Location :

    American Repertory Theater, Cambridge, MA.