Opera in Nine Scenes

Chester Biscardi

Performing Ensemble: Opera without Chorus
Text: Libretto by Henry Butler.
Publisher: Merion Music, Inc.
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Additional Information

Cast Voices Soprano (dramatic mezzo), Soprano (coloratura), Soprano (mezzo or dramatic), Soprano (lyric mezzo), 2 Tenor, Baritone, Bass-Baritone, Bass;Non-singing roles: Director, Film Crew, Party Guests, etc.
Commission Commissioned by the University of Wisconsin-Madison (School of Music).
Composition Date 1985
Duration 1:30:00
Orchestration 1(Picc.) 0(E.H.) 1(B.Cl.) 1, Sop.Sax.(Ten. Sax.); 2 1 1 0; 3Perc. Pno. Hp. Str. (at least 3 3 3 4 4; reduced version 1 1 1 1 1)
Premiere October 5, 1985. University of Wisconsin-Madison School of Music and Department of Theatre and Drama; Carol Rennebohm Theater, Music Hall.