Trompe-la-mort

Opera. Libretto de Luca Francesconi d’après Honoré de Balzac

Composer

Luca Francesconi

Publisher

  • Ricordi Milano

Catalogue number

  • 141402

Characters

  • VAUTRIN alias CARLOS HERRERA, alias TROMPE-LA-MORT, alias JACQUES COLLIN: not too clear baritone
    LUCIEN DE RUBEMPRE': light tenor
    ESTHER: soprano "quasi coloritura"
    BARON DE NUCINGUEN: bass
    ASIE: alto
    RASTIGNAC: virile tenor
    LA COMTESSE DE SÉRIZY: mezzosoprano
    CLOTILDE DE GRANDLIEU: soprano
    MORTE / MARCHESE DI GRANVILLE: bass
    The three spies: CONTENSON: funny bass; PEYRADE: character tenor; CORENTIN: sharp tenor

Choir

  • S.A.T.B.

Instrumentation

  • 2 Picc., 2 Fl., 2 Ob., Eng.h., e flat Cl., 2 Cl., Bcl., Sax., 2 Bsn., Cbsn., 4 Hn., 3 Trt., 3 Trbn. (III Btrbn), Tuba, Perc., Acc., Cel., Pno., Hp., El.Kbds, Strings

Genre

  • Stage works

Composed on

2017

First performance

2017-03-16

Notes first performance

Paris, Palais Garnier, Orchestre et Chœur de l’Opéra national de Paris, Susanna Mälkki: conductor, Guy Cassiers: director

Length

  • 1 hour and 45 minutes

Notes

  • commissioned by Opéra National de Paris

Note on libretto

  • text by Luca Francesconi after Honoré de Balzac

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