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Therésè Raquin

Therésè Raquin

Opera in two acts

Libretto by Gene Scheer

based on the novel by Émile Zola


  • Edition: performance material
  • Language: English

 
description
Married Parisian couple Thérèse and Camille Raquin are reunited with an old friend, Laurent. It soon becomes clear that Thérèse and Laurent are more than old friends as heated confessions of undying love abound between the two. The two conspire to murder the sickly Camille and succeed in dumping him into the Seine to make possible the consecration of their love. The guilty couple soon become the object of torment by both their own guilty consciences and the ghost of Camille.
Details
Auftragswerk : commissioned by The Dallas Opera, L'Opéra de Montréal, The San Diego Opera
Performance duration: 120'0"
Publisher: Schott Helicon Music Corporation
Uraufführung : 30. November 2001 Dallas, TX, Opera (USA) · Dirigent: Graeme Jenkins · Inszenierung: Francesca Zambello · Kostüme: Marie Jeanne Lecca · Bühnenbild: Marie Jeanne Lecca
Year of composition: 1999-2000
instrumentation: 2(1.afl, 2.pic).2(2.ca).2(2.bcl).2(2.cbsn)-4.2.2.1-timp.2perc(xyl, mar, vib, sus cym, gong, tam-t, s.d, b.d, tempbl)-hp.pno-str(10.9.6.8.4)
occupation: Thérèse Raquin · mezzo-soprano - Camille Raquin · tenor - Madame Lisette Raquin · soprano - Laurent · baritone - Suzanne · soprano - Olivier · bass - Monsieur Grivet · tenor
Performances
Conductor: Graeme Jenkins
2001-11-30 | Dallas, TX (United States of America), Opera | World Premiere
Married Parisian couple Thérèse and Camille Raquin are reunited with an old friend, Laurent. It soon becomes clear that Thérèse and Laurent are more than old friends as heated confessions of undying love abound between the two. The two conspire to murder the sickly Camille and succeed in dumping him into the Seine to make possible the consecration of their love. The guilty couple soon become the object of torment by both their own guilty consciences and the ghost of Camille.
Auftragswerk : commissioned by The Dallas Opera, L'Opéra de Montréal, The San Diego Opera
Performance duration: 120'0"
Publisher: Schott Helicon Music Corporation
Uraufführung : 30. November 2001 Dallas, TX, Opera (USA) · Dirigent: Graeme Jenkins · Inszenierung: Francesca Zambello · Kostüme: Marie Jeanne Lecca · Bühnenbild: Marie Jeanne Lecca
Year of composition: 1999-2000
instrumentation: 2(1.afl, 2.pic).2(2.ca).2(2.bcl).2(2.cbsn)-4.2.2.1-timp.2perc(xyl, mar, vib, sus cym, gong, tam-t, s.d, b.d, tempbl)-hp.pno-str(10.9.6.8.4)
occupation: Thérèse Raquin · mezzo-soprano - Camille Raquin · tenor - Madame Lisette Raquin · soprano - Laurent · baritone - Suzanne · soprano - Olivier · bass - Monsieur Grivet · tenor
Conductor: Graeme Jenkins
2001-11-30 | Dallas, TX (United States of America), Opera | World Premiere