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Argento, DominickMiss Havisham's Wedding Night (1979) 30'
Opera monodrama in one act

Music Text  
Libretto by John Olon-Scrymgeour, based on the character from 'Great Expectations' by Charles Dickens (E)

Scoring
colS,2mimes 1.1.1.1-1.1.0.1-timp.perc(1):t.bells/tam-t/tpl.bl/tamb/SD/BD/tgl/ cyms/susp.cyms/glsp/wdbl/wind chimes-harp-organ-pft(=cel)- strings (1.1.1.1.1).
Abbreviations (PDF).

Territory
This work is available from Boosey & Hawkes for the world.


For full details on this stagework, including synopsis and roles, please visit our Opera section.


World Premiere
5/1/1981
Tyrone Guthrie Theater, Minneapolis, Minnesota
H. Wesley Balk, director / Minnesota Opera / Philip Brunelle


Recommended Recording
Linda Mabbs, Sinfonia of St Cecilia, Sara Watkins
Koch International Classics 7388

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