The Cenci

Musical theatre from Antonin Artaud

Publisher

  • Ricordi Milano

Catalogue number

  • 137889

Characters

  • CENCI, actor
    LUCREZIA, actress
    BEATRICE, actress
    ORSINO, actor
    ( all characters play with a microphone)

Number of instruments

  • 16

Instrumentation

  • 1.-.3 (III Bcl.).- / -.1.1.1 / 2 Perc., Bells / 2Vla., 2Vc., 2Db. / amplification, live electronics

Genre

  • Stage works

Composed on

1997

First performance

1997-07-11

Notes first performance

Londra, Almeida Opera, The Almeida Ensemble, Ian McDiarmid, Anastasia Hille, John Light, Kathryn Pogson: actors, David Parry: conductor, Nick Ward: direction, images by Studio Azzurro, Alvise Vidolin and Nicola Bernardini (Centro Tempo Reale): live electronics

Length

  • 1 hour and 20 minutes

Notes

  • Commissioned by Almeida Opera London Dedicated to Jonathan Reckie

Libretto available in

  • English, German, French

Note on libretto

  • Text by Giorgio Battistelli and Nick Ward from the English version by David Parry. Literal translation by Myriam Ascharki. German version score (138435) translation by Max Nyffeler (1999) French version score (139471)

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