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Libretto by Kristine Tornquist (G)

Scoring

S,A,T,B bcl.sax-tpt.trbn-accordion-vib-vln.db

Abbreviations (PDF)

World Premiere
31/10/2004
Tiroler Landestheater, Innsbruck
Kristine Tornquist, director
Conductor: Dorian Keilhack
Company: Sirene Operntheater Wien

Roles

Zwerg (Dwarf) Alto
Voltaire Bass
Johanna Soprano
Johann Tenor
Synopsis

Johann and Johanna have everything in life except an heir who satisfies their demands. They reject a dwarf who does not size up to their expectations, and Voltaire who is too difficult to understand. The third heir apparent is a thief who seems perfect at last. The couple can finally go to sleep, but in the night the thief steals everything they have.

Moods

Comic

Subjects

Ethics, Relationships, Society




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