Einem, Gottfried von : Der Besuch der alten Dame  (The Visit of the Old Lady)  op. 35 (1968-70)  130'


Opera in three acts

Music Text

Libretto by Friedrich Dürrenmatt; English version by Norman Tucker (G,E,F,I)



Scoring
Major roles: M,heldT,Bar; minor roles: 2S,lyrS,M,8T,3Bar,3BBar,2B,speaker,mime; chorus; 2.picc.2.2.2-4.3.3.1-timp.perc:tamb/cyms/SD/TD/BD/tam-t/gong/tgl-gtr-strings; On-stage: 2bells,station bell,firebell
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Territory
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World Premiere
23/05/1971
Staatsoper, Wien
Otto Schenk, director / Wiener Staatsoper / Horst Stein


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