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Emmeline

Emmeline

(chamber version)

an opera in two acts

based on the novel by Judith Rossner

libretto by J. D. McClatchy

chamber version arranged by Samuel Bill (2009)


  • Edition: performance material
  • Language: English
 
description
Emmeline Mosher is only 13 when she is sent away from her home town of Fayette, Maine to work in the cotton mills of Lynn, Massachusetts. Falling prey to the advances of her boss’ son, Mathew Gurney, she becomes pregnant and is again sent out of town to have the child. What follows is a series of catastrophic events in Emmeline’s life that ultimately lead to her ostracism from the community.
Details
Performance duration: 120'0"
Publisher: Schott Helicon Music Corporation
Subtitle: (chamber version)
Uraufführung : 10. September 2009 New York, NY, Dicapo Opera Theatre (USA) · Dirigent: Samuel Bill · Inszenierung: Robert Alfoldi · Kostüme: Sándoe Daróczi · Bühnenbild: John Farrell (szenische Aufführung)
Year of composition: 1995
instrumentation: 1(pic).1(ca).1(bcl).1-2.1.1.0-timp-hp.pno-str(4.3.2.2.1 minimum)
occupation: Emmeline Mosher · soprano - Sophie · soprano - Harriet Mosher · soprano - Ella Burling · soprano - Mrs Bass · mezzo-soprano - Aunt Hannah Watkins · mezzo-soprano - Matthew Gurney · tenor - Mr Maguire · baritone - Hooker · tenor - Simon Fenton · baritone - Henry Mosher · bass - Pastor Avery · bass - women's chorus - Sarah Mosher, Uncle Abner Watkins, Mr Summers, Mrs Maguire, Townspeople · non singing / non speaking roles - (nine) children ranging in age from two to twelve years
Emmeline Mosher is only 13 when she is sent away from her home town of Fayette, Maine to work in the cotton mills of Lynn, Massachusetts. Falling prey to the advances of her boss’ son, Mathew Gurney, she becomes pregnant and is again sent out of town to have the child. What follows is a series of catastrophic events in Emmeline’s life that ultimately lead to her ostracism from the community.
Performance duration: 120'0"
Publisher: Schott Helicon Music Corporation
Subtitle: (chamber version)
Uraufführung : 10. September 2009 New York, NY, Dicapo Opera Theatre (USA) · Dirigent: Samuel Bill · Inszenierung: Robert Alfoldi · Kostüme: Sándoe Daróczi · Bühnenbild: John Farrell (szenische Aufführung)
Year of composition: 1995
instrumentation: 1(pic).1(ca).1(bcl).1-2.1.1.0-timp-hp.pno-str(4.3.2.2.1 minimum)
occupation: Emmeline Mosher · soprano - Sophie · soprano - Harriet Mosher · soprano - Ella Burling · soprano - Mrs Bass · mezzo-soprano - Aunt Hannah Watkins · mezzo-soprano - Matthew Gurney · tenor - Mr Maguire · baritone - Hooker · tenor - Simon Fenton · baritone - Henry Mosher · bass - Pastor Avery · bass - women's chorus - Sarah Mosher, Uncle Abner Watkins, Mr Summers, Mrs Maguire, Townspeople · non singing / non speaking roles - (nine) children ranging in age from two to twelve years
Conductor: William Lumpkin
2017-02-26 | Boston, MA (United States of America), Boston University Theater, Mainstage
Conductor: William Lumpkin
2017-02-25 | Boston, MA (United States of America), Boston University Theater, Mainstage
Conductor: William Lumpkin
2017-02-24 | Boston, MA (United States of America), Boston University Theater, Mainstage
Conductor: William Lumpkin
2017-02-23 | Boston, MA (United States of America), Boston University Theater, Mainstage
Conductor: Nina Shuman
2010-06-12 | Petaluma, CA (United States of America), Cinnibar Theater
Conductor: Nina Shuman
2010-06-11 | Petaluma, CA (United States of America), Cinnibar Theater
Conductor: Nina Shuman
2010-06-09 | Petaluma, CA (United States of America), Cinnibar Theater
Conductor: Nina Shuman
2010-06-06 | Petaluma, CA (United States of America), Cinnibar Theater
Conductor: Nina Shuman
2010-06-04 | Petaluma, CA (United States of America), Cinnibar Theater
Conductor: Nina Shuman
2010-05-29 | Petaluma, CA (United States of America), Cinnibar Theater
Conductor: Nina Shuman
2010-05-28 | Petaluma, CA (United States of America), Cinnibar Theater
Conductor: Samuel Bill
2009-11-16 | Szeged (Hungary), Szeged National Theatre
Conductor: Samuel Bill
2009-11-15 | Szeged (Hungary), Szeged National Theatre
Conductor: Samuel Bill
2009-09-13 | New York, NY (United States of America), Dicapo Opera Theatre
Conductor: Samuel Bill
2009-09-12 | New York, NY (United States of America), Dicapo Opera Theatre
Conductor: Samuel Bill
2009-09-11 | New York, NY (United States of America), Dicapo Opera Theatre
Conductor: Samuel Bill
2009-09-10 | New York, NY (United States of America), Dicapo Opera Theatre
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