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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