Richard III

Musical drama in two acts

Publisher

  • Ricordi Milano

Catalogue number

  • 139300

Characters

  • RICHARD III, baritone - LADY ANNE, soprano - QUEEN ELISABETH, soprano - DUCHESS OF YORK, mezzo soprano - BUCKINGHAM bass baritone - RICHARD, tenor - EDWARD IV, tenor - CLARENCE (and TYRREL), tenor - HASTINGS, baritone - LOVELL, bass baritone - CATESBY (and RIVERS), baritone - RATCLIFFE (and BRACKENBURRY), bass - I MURDERER (and ARCHNISHOP), baritone - II MURDERER (and MAYOR), bass - PRINCE EDWARD, countertenor - PRINCE RICHARD OF YORK, boy - PAGE, soprano, mezzo soprano - 4 MESSENGERS,men, choir

Choir

  • S.A.T.B.

Instrumentation

  • 3 (III Picc.).2.3 (III Bcl.).3 (III Cbn.) / 4.3.3.1. / 3 Perc., Hr., Cel., Bells / Strings

Genre

  • Stage works

Libretto

Burton Ian

Composed on

01-01-2004

First performance

2005-01-20

Notes first performance

Antwerpen, Vlaamse Opera

Length

  • 2 hours and 30 minutes

Notes

  • Commissioned by Vlaamse Opera Antwerpen

Note on libretto

  • Libretto by Ian Burton, based on Shakespeare's play

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