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Chalifa und die Affen

Photo: Andreas Friess

Wien 2011 (WP)

Schwertsik, Kurt

Chalifa und die Affen (2010-11)

Caliph and the Monkeys

Duration: 20 minutes

Chamber opera


English   Deutsch  

Libretto by Kristine Tornquist based on a fairytale from '1001 Nights/Arabian Nights' (G)


Scoring

4 singers, bcl.bn-tpt-perc-harp-vln.vlc.db

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Territory

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


World Premiere
26/08/2011
Expedithalle der Brotfabrik, Wien
Kristine Tornquist, director
Conductor: François-Pierre Descamps
Company: PHACE contemporary music / sirene Operntheater


Roles

CHALIFA, a fisherman
The rich JEW
Chalifa's MONKEY
The Jew's MONKEY

Moods

Poetic


Subjects

Literary, Magic/Mystery




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