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Photo: Andreas Friess
Wien 2011 (WP)

Schwertsik, Kurt

Chalifa und die Affen (2010-11)

Caliph and the Monkeys
Duration: 20 minutes
Chamber opera

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.
Abbreviations (PDF).


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



World Premiere
8/26/2011
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
Magic/Mystery, Literary





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