4.48 Psychosis

an opera in one act

Composer

Philip Venables

Publisher

  • Ricordi London

Catalogue number

  • RICL 348

Number of instruments

  • 18

Instrumentation

  • 3 soprano, 3 mezzo-soprano / tape / alto flute + picc, 3 sax (all sop+bar), piano+synth with organ pedalboard, accordion, 2 percussion (solo roles, some playing from memory), vln+vla, 2 vla, bass. (all amplified)

Genre

  • Stage works

Composed on

2016

First performance

2016-05-24

Notes first performance

London, The Royal Opera / Chroma Ensemble (dir. Ted Huffman, cond. Richard Baker)

Length

  • 1 hour and 30 minutes

Note on libretto

  • Kane, Sarah