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A Month in the Country

A Month in the Country

opera in two acts

libretto by William Ball

based on a play by Ivan Turgenev


  • Edition: performance material
  • Language: English

Details
Auftragswerk : Commissioned by the New York City Opera Company with assistance from the Ford Foundation
Opus: op. 24
Performance duration: 120'0"
Publisher: Rock Valley Music Corporation (administered by Schott Music Corporation, New York)
Uraufführung : 8. Oktober 1964 New York, NY (USA) · Dirigent: Julius Rudel · Choreinstudierung: William Jonson · Inszenierung: William Ball · Kostüme: Patton Campbill · Bühnenbild: Howard Bay
Year of composition: 1964
instrumentation: 2(2.pic).1(ca).2(2.bcl).1-2.1.1.0-timp.1perc(glsp, xyl, cym, tam-t, tamb, s.d, tom-t, b.d)-hp.acc(off-stage).pno(off-stage)-str
occupation: Mihail Mihailovitch Rakitin, an author in love with Natalia Petrovna · bass-baritone - Natalia Petrovna Islaeva, a countess · soprano - Arkady Sergeitch Islaev, her husband · tenor - Kolia, their son (age 7) - Vera Alexandrovna, Natalia's orphaned niece · lyric soprano - Anna Semyonovna, Arkady's mother · mezzo-soprano - Lisaveta Bogdanovna, her companion · coloratura soprano - Alexei Alexeivitch Belaev, Kolia's summer tutor · baritone - Doctor, a friend of the family · tenor - Fyodorov, a land owner · tenor
Delivery rights: worldwide
Performances
Conductor: John Douglas
Orchestra: Temple University Opera Theater
2009-12-06 | Philadelphia, PA (United States of America), Tomlinson Theater — 15.00 h
Conductor: John Douglas
Orchestra: Temple University Opera Theater
2009-12-04 | Philadelphia, PA (United States of America), Tomlinson Theater — 19.30 h
Conductor: Julius Rudel
1964-10-08 | New York, NY (United States of America) | World Premiere
Auftragswerk : Commissioned by the New York City Opera Company with assistance from the Ford Foundation
Opus: op. 24
Performance duration: 120'0"
Publisher: Rock Valley Music Corporation (administered by Schott Music Corporation, New York)
Uraufführung : 8. Oktober 1964 New York, NY (USA) · Dirigent: Julius Rudel · Choreinstudierung: William Jonson · Inszenierung: William Ball · Kostüme: Patton Campbill · Bühnenbild: Howard Bay
Year of composition: 1964
instrumentation: 2(2.pic).1(ca).2(2.bcl).1-2.1.1.0-timp.1perc(glsp, xyl, cym, tam-t, tamb, s.d, tom-t, b.d)-hp.acc(off-stage).pno(off-stage)-str
occupation: Mihail Mihailovitch Rakitin, an author in love with Natalia Petrovna · bass-baritone - Natalia Petrovna Islaeva, a countess · soprano - Arkady Sergeitch Islaev, her husband · tenor - Kolia, their son (age 7) - Vera Alexandrovna, Natalia's orphaned niece · lyric soprano - Anna Semyonovna, Arkady's mother · mezzo-soprano - Lisaveta Bogdanovna, her companion · coloratura soprano - Alexei Alexeivitch Belaev, Kolia's summer tutor · baritone - Doctor, a friend of the family · tenor - Fyodorov, a land owner · tenor
Delivery rights: worldwide
Conductor: John Douglas
Orchestra: Temple University Opera Theater
2009-12-06 | Philadelphia, PA (United States of America), Tomlinson Theater — 15.00 h
Conductor: John Douglas
Orchestra: Temple University Opera Theater
2009-12-04 | Philadelphia, PA (United States of America), Tomlinson Theater — 19.30 h
Conductor: Julius Rudel
1964-10-08 | New York, NY (United States of America) | World Premiere
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