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Music Text

Libretto von Matthew Jocelyn nach William Shakespeare (engl.)


Major roles: colS,M,2CT,2T,Bar,BBar,B; minor roles to be sung by chorus members; chorus;

* from within these numbers, two identical trios will be taken, each consisting of 1 clarinet, 1 trumpet and 1 percussion, to be stationed in the theatre throughout.

A sound designer for the PA system is recommended

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Boosey & Hawkes / Bote & Bock

This work is available from Boosey & Hawkes in der ganzen Welt.

For full details on this stagework, including synopsis and roles, please visit our Opera section.

World Premiere
Glyndebourne Opera House, Lewes
Neil Armfield, director / Glyndebourne Chorus / London Philharmonic Orchestra / Vladimir Jurowski
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Recommended Recording

Allan Clayton, Barbara Hannigan, Sarah Connolly, Rod Gilfry, Kim Begley, John Tomlinson, David Butt Philip, Jacques Imbrailo / London Philharmonic Orchestra / The Glyndebourne Chorus / Vladimir Jurowski, cond. / Neil Armfield, dir. (Glyndebourne 2017, WP)
Opus Arte OA 1254 D (DVD) / OA BD7231 D (Blu-ray)

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