My Friend's Story

An Opera: Prologue, 3 Scenes, Epilogue (Based on the story "Strakh" by Anton Chekhov)

Martin Bresnick

Publisher: Carl Fischer Music
Print Status: Rental

Quick Overview

My Friend's Story moves the setting from Chekhov's Russia to rural America, and deals with themes of combustible psychic intrigue, aching sexual longing, betrayal and human misunderstanding. Attraction, love and marriage give two friends much food for thought as the reality of their lives plays out.

Available on Rental

Scores & Parts

My Friend's Story - Full Score - Large

Additional Information

Cast Voices Voices: Soprano, Mezzo-soprano, Tenor, Baritone, Bass
Composition Date 2013
Duration 01:15:00
Orchestration 2Cl.(2nd dbl. B.Cl.) Perc.(Vibr., Sizzle Cymbal) Pno. Vln. Vcl. Cb
Premiere June 19th, 20th, 2013. International Festival of Arts & Ideas, David Chambers, Director, Lileana Blain-Cruz, Producer; Iseman Theater, New Haven, CT.