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M (2018)
Eine Stadt sucht einen Moerder

  Stage Works - Operas/ music theatre

  After the screenplay by Thea von Harbou und Fritz Lang,
arranged and expanded with texts by Walter Mehring and
children’s songs by Barrie Kosky and Ulrich Lenz
work list 257-18-HW

completed 06/28/2018

voices M (Bariton), Solo-Soprano, Solo-Tenor, children’s choir and children soloists, actors, dancers, speakers, extras

instruments orchestra (amplified): flute/picc., oboe, clarinet (Bb), alto saxophone, bassoon – horn, trumpet, tenor trombone, bass trombone, bass tuba – 3 percussionists (3: drum set) – accordion, electric guitar, electric bass– 4 keyboards (Software-Sampler) – 12 singers (SSSAAATTTBBB) – strings 6.6.4.3.2

duration 1 h 45'

publication http://www.sikorski.de

   
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Caliban (2016)

  Stage Works - Operas/ music theatre
also look at Musiktheater und Performance

  Chamber Opera
work list 246-HW-2016

completed 12/09/2016

text Peter te Nuyl

voices Soprano, Tenor, Baritone, Actor

instruments Orchestra (11 players): Contrabass Flute/Flute/picc., Clarinet/Bass-Clarinet – Trumpet (Bb), Tenor/Bass-Trombone – Percussion (1 player) – Keyboard/Toy Piano – Accordion – Violin, Viola, Cello, Double Bass

duration 85'

world premiere 03/25/2017
Conductor: Steven Sloane, Director: Lotte de Beer, Production Design: Clement&Sanou, Orchestra: Asko|Schönberg
Caliban: Michael Wilmering Miranda/Trinculo: Alexandra Flood Stephano/Ferdinand: Timothy Fallon
Prospero: Alexander Oliver

Amsterdam (Netherlands), Compagnietheater, Opera Forward Festival

publication http://www.sikorski.de

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Traviata Remixed (2016)

  Stage Works - Operas/ music theatre

  new version of "La Traviata" (G. Verdi)
work list 244-NW-2016

completed 06/26/2016

voices 4 singers (playing various roles)

instruments flute/picc., clar./Bass-clar., Alt-Sax/Sopr.-Sax Trumpet, Bass-Trombone elec. Git., elec. Bass Mallets (1 player), Drumset (1 player) accordion, Keyboard - Violin, Cello

duration 90'

world premiere 08/13/2016
Alessandro Scotto di Luzio tenor / Alexandra Flood soprano / Ernst Danil Smid baritone / Lore van den Broeck soprano / Alexander de Jong bass / Steven Sloane conductor/ Lotte de Beer director/ Clement & Sanu scene/ Musici NJO: Nationaal Jeugd Orkest ensemble
Amsterdam (Netherlands), Grachtenfestival, Zuiveringhal West

special composed together with Jacopo Salvatori

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Terra Nova (2015)
the white life

  Stage Works - Operas/ music theatre

  Large Opera in 3 acts
work list 238 - HW - 2015

completed 08/30/2015

text Franzobel, Rainer Mennicken

voices Pandura (Mezzo), Ruler (Tenor), Marilyn (Chansonette), Change (coloratura-sopr.), Kolker (Bar.), Armstrong (Spieltenor), Titov (Baritone), Dreier (Lyrical Tenor), Ann (Sopr.), Mira (Mezzo), Yioti (Soubrette), Ein Freier (actor), The Little Prince (child soprano), Moonwalker etc. (choir soloists: T/Bar./B.), Choir, dance soloists

instruments Orchestra: picc., 2 Fl. 2 Ob., C.A., 2 clar. (Bb), Bass clarinet, 2 Bn., D.Bn. 4 Hn., 3 Tr. (Bb), 2 Ten-tn., 1 Bass-tn., Basstuba Timpani, 2 percussionists, harp, electric guitar, E-Bass, Organ/Keyboards/piano (1 player) Strings Tape Sounds

duration 2 h 15'

world premiere 05/26/2016
conductor: Dennis Russell Davies, Takeshi Moriuchi, director: Carlus Padrissa, choreography: Mei Hong Lin, stage: Roland Olbeter, costumes: Chu Uroz
Ruler, Präsident: Jacques le Roux, Lara alias Chang'e, seine ehemalige Frau: Mari Moriya, Marylin, seine Geliebte: Anas Lueken, Pandura, Astronomin: Katerina Hebelkova, Kolker, Laras Bruder, ein Agent: Martin Achrainer, Armstrong, Raumfahrer: Sven Hjörleifsson, Titov, Raumfahrer: Michael Wagner, Dreier, Raumfahrer: Matthäus Schmidlechner, Ann, Armstrongs Frau: Elisabeth Breuer, Mira, Titovs Frau: Kerstin Eder, Yioti, Dreiers Frau: Gotho Griesmeier, Ein Freier: Lutz Zeidler, Der kleine Prinz: Benjamin Gotthard/Jakob Reiter, Ein Lautsprecher: Ulf Bunde/Moritz Eggert, Drei Moonwalker / Drei Rädelsführer / Drei Reporter / Drei Partygäste: Csaba Grünfelder, Ulf Bunde, Marius Mocan
Ballett des Landestheaters Linz
Chor des Landestheaters Linz
Kinder- und Jugendchor des Landestheaters Linz
Statisterie des Landestheaters Linz
Bruckner Orchester Linz

Linz (Austria), Opera

publication http://www.sikorski.de

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All These Days (2011)

  Stage Works - Operas/ music theatre

  Time Opera in 14 scenes
work list 205-HW-11

completed 12/12/2011

text Andrea Heuser

voices Child (boy soprano), Old Man I (actor/singer), Old Man II (actor/singer), 3 girls (youths, speaking roles), voice artist (performer), The Boy Who Isnt (coloraturo soprano), Guelistan/Woman 2 (Soprano), Josefine/Woman 1 (Mezzo), Mother (Mezzo/Alto), Julian/Cedric (Tenor), Brother/handyman (Baritone), Father/Worker (Baritone), childrens choir, mixed choir, Performer ensemble (amateurs/yoths)

instruments extra percussion (youths)
Orchestra: picc./Fl., Ob., C.A.., Clar. (B), Bass-Cl. (B), 2 Bn. 2 Hn., 2 Tr. (B), 2 tb. (Ten-), 1 tb. (Bass-) Timpani, 2 perc. Hp., Harmonium (stage), Sampler (Orchestra), Accordion, Electr. Guitar, Electric Bass Strings (minimum 6.4.4.3.2)


duration 1 h 35'

world premiere 04/28/2012
Conductor: Florian Ziemen, Director: Michael Talke, stage and costumes: Henrike Engel, choir: Daniel Mayr, childrens choir: Achim Rikus, choreography: Jacqueline Davenport, Dramaturgie: Hans-Georg Wegner,
Guelistan/ Frau II: Sirin Kilic
Josefine / Frau I: Barbara Buffy
Mutter: Tamara Klivadenko
Vater/ Arbeiter: Björn Waag
Bruder/ Handwerker: Christoph Heinrich
Julian/ Cedric: Kejia Xiong
Junge, den es nicht gibt: Alexandra Scherrmann
Alter Mann I: Wolfgang von Borries
Alter Mann II: Daniel Wynarski
Stimmkünstler: Benjamin Boresch
Soufflage: Ulrike Heinrich

Bremen (Germany), Theater Bremen

publication http:///www.sikorski.de

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Ausschnitt ("Der Parcour")



   
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Bordello Ballad (2009)
A Three Hoe Opera

  Stage Works - Operas/ music theatre
also look at Songs with instruments

  for 6 singing actors and ensemble
work list 188-HW-09

completed 12/23/2009

text Franzobel (based on an idea by Moritz Eggert)

movements 1. Kann man die Liebe denn kaufen
10. Und ich moecht ja so gern
11. Do you like animals
12. Eine Vene, mein Herr
13. Die Zeiten, sie drehn sich
14. Man müsste blind sein
15. Das Studium des Grunzens
16. Jetzt sei nicht so gemein
17. So ein Wuermchen
18. Liebeslied
19. Ich will noch nicht sterben
2. Die Ballade von der koerperlichen Demontage
20. Einmal muss Sperrstund sein
21. Was heisst es Mensch zu sein
3. Das Lied von der weiten Welt
4. Geh her
5. Grad weilst glaubst
6. Mach mit
7. Das Lied vom goldenen Handwerk
8. Misch dich nicht ein
9. Fuer uns


voices Alfred (higher male voice), Bussibaer (medium male voice), Kirschgarten (lower male voice), Zuckergoscherl (higher female voice), Ferkel (medium female voice), Rosl (lower female voice)

instruments Ensemble: alto saxophone, tenor trombone, jazz guitar, drumset, accordion, violin, double bass, piano (also conductor)

duration 1 h 40'

world premiere 03/04/2010
soloists: actors and musicians from the Theater Koblenz
Rosl, brothel mother - Ks. Claudia Felke
Ferkelchen, whore - Dorothee Lochner
Zuckergoscherl, whore - Isabel Mascarenhas
Bussibär, Mafioso - Matthias Schaletzky
Kirschgarten, Mafioso - Adrian Becker
Alfred, butcher - Marcel Hoffmann
conductor and solo piano: Arno Waschk
director: Robert Lehmeier
stage design and costumes: Dirk Steffen Göpfert
Dramaturgie: Judith Pielsticker
correpetitors: Karsten Huschke a. Werner Lemberg
production assistant: Alexander Wang
Dessau (Germany), Bauhaustheater, Weill-Fest Dessau

dedicated Clemens Birnbaum

publication http://www.moritzeggert.de

see also Bordello Ballad
Bordello Ballad, version with piano


   
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Linkerhand (2008)
An Opera in 33 scenes

  Stage Works - Operas/ music theatre

  based on the novel "Franziska Linkerhand" von Brigitte Reimann
work list 180-08-HW

completed 08/28/2008

text Libretto: Andrea Heuser

voices Franziska (young dramatic soprano), Franziska II (actress), Architekt (Tenor with buffo tendency), Wilhelm (lyrical tenor), Affaere (Baritone), Aristide/Engel (coloraturo soprano), Django/Schlagersaenger (singing and dancing actor), Assistent (various musical and theatrical actions, no singer)
Mixed choir, Audio Samples


instruments Orchestra: fl/picc., ob., E.H., clar. In Eb, Bass-clar. 2 Hn., Tr. (Bb), 3 Tromb. Hp., theremin vox, percussion (1 player), drumset/small perc. (1 player), jazz-bass, electric guitar, piano/sampler/electric church organ (1 player) strings: 6.5.4.3.1 (min.)

duration 1 h 35'

world premiere 05/10/2009
conductor: Eckehard Stier, director: Sebastian Ritschel, Dramaturgie: Ronny Scholz, stage: Karen Hilde Fries, choreographers: Dan Pelleg, Marco E. Weigert, with Yvonne Reich (Franziska), Ines Burdow (Franziska II), Lisa Mostin (Aristide), Frank Ernst (Architekt), Shin Taniguchi (Affäre), Jan Novotny (Wilhelm), Django (Hans-Peter Struppe), Neue Lausitzer Philharmonie, Chor des Theaters Goerlitz
Hoyerswerda (Germany), Lausitzhalle

publication http://www.sikorski.de

texts Linkerhand, kurzer Text zum Stück

LINKERHAND
Der Titel ist eine Verkürzung des Romantitels "Franziska Linkerhand", einem Buch von Brigitte Reimann, in dem sie semi-autobiographisch ihre Zeit als Architektin in "Neustadt" (ein erfundener Name für das real existierende Hoyerswerda, in dem Reimann einen großen Te... [more]

[ Linkerhand, short text about the piece , 4.12.2008 ]
Linkerhand, detaillierte Besetzung mit Auflistung von Toneinspielungen

LINKERHAND

Oper von Andrea Heuser (Text) und Moritz Eggert (Musik)

Orchesterbesetzung:

Flöte/Piccolo (1 Spieler)
Oboe
Englisch Horn
Klarinette in Es
Bassklarinette
Kontrafagott

2 Hörner
1 ... [more]

[ Moritz Eggert , 28.8.2008 ]


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Arie "Ich will leben" (Franziska), Liveaufnahme



   
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Fremdverstuemmelung (2007)
anlaesslich der Oper "Freax" von Moritz Eggert

  filma about.../ participation in Films - Operas/ music theatre

  film by Christoph Schlingensief
completed 09/02/2007

publication film by Christoph Schlingensief

   
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Freax (2007)

  Stage Works - Operas/ music theatre

  Large Opera in 2 Acts
work list 169

completed 04/19/2007

text Libretto: Hannah Duebgen

voices Franz (Tenor), Lea (Mezzosoprano), Isabella (Soprano), Hibert Winter (Baritone), Direktor Andreas von Annen (Tenor), Lucia Tetralucchi (Alto), Anne-Marie (Soprano), Marie-Claire (Mezzo), Dominique (Baritone or Counter), Romeo (Bass), Helmut/Hartmut (speaking roles), Charly Chocolate (silent role), Extras, Large mixed choir, some audio samples

instruments orchestra: 3 Fl. (3 also picc.), Ob., Oboe damore, clar., basscl., 2 Bn., 1 Dbn. 2 Hn., 3 Tr., 1 Tenor-tb.., 1 Bass-tb., 1 Bass Tuba timp. 2 percussionists Hp., Guitar/Banjo/Mandolin/12-string guit., E-Guit. ad lib. (1 player) Harmonium, Bar piano, prepared piano, electric organ, grand piano (2 players) cone or electric violin solo, Baroque or electric cello solo, Strings
stage musicians: clarinet (eb), Trumpet, Violin, accordion, drum set, Jazz Bass

duration 2 h 5'

world premiere 09/02/2007
concertante premiere: Bonn (Germany), Theater Bonn/ Beethovenfest Bonn, Grosses Haus, 9/2/2007
Conductor: Wolfgang Lischke, installation/film: Christoph Schlingensief, stage:
Thekla von Muelheim / Tobias Buser, costumes: Aino Laberenz, Choreinstudierung: Sibylle Wagner, Dramaturgie: Jens Neundorff v. Enzberg
Franz: Tom Harper, Lea: Anjara I. Bartz, Isabella: Julia Rutigliano, Hilbert Winter: Louis Gentile, Direktor Andreas von Annen: Hans-Jürgen Schoepflin, Lucia Tetralucci: Vera Baniewicz, Anne-Marie: Hege Gustava Tjoenn, Marie-Claire: Sybille Specht, Dominique:
Otto Katzameier, Romeo: Johannes Floegl
In weiteren Rollen (Film/Pauseninstallation)
Susanne Bredehoeft, Kerstin Grassmann, Brigitte Kausch, Christiane Tsoureas, Helga von P., Karin Witt, Eva Zander; Arthur Albrecht, Klaus Beyer, Hagn Danny, Horst Gellonek, Manni Laudenbach, Willibald Mayerhofen, Peter Mueller, Dirk Salm, Achim von P.
Chor des Theater Bonn
Beethoven Orchester Bonn
Theatrical Premiere: Regensburg, Theater, 1/21/2017, Franz: Matthias Laferi, Lea: Vera Semieniuk, Isabella: Michaela Schneider, Hilbert: Winter Matthias Wölbitsch, Direktor Andreas von Annen: Steven Ebel, Lucia Tetralucci: Vera Egorova, Anne-Marie: Theodora Varga, Marie-Claire: Ruth Müller, Dominique: Otto Katzameier, Romeo: Adam Krużel, Hartmut: Elena Lin, Helmut: Katrin Poemmerl, Statisterie, Opernchor, Philharmonisches Orchester Regensburg, Director: Hendrik Müller, stage/costumes: Marc Weeger, conductor: Tom Woods

Bonn (Germany), Theater Bonn, Grosses Haus
Regensburg (Germany), Stadttheater

special inspired by the film "Freaks" by Tod Browning

publication http://www.sikorski.de

texts "Vergessen Sie die Regeln einer Wirklichkeit, hinter der so vieles erst beginnt"

Vergessen Sie die Regeln einer Wirklichkeit, hinter der so vieles erst beginnt
(Hilbert Winter, Show-Moderator)
von Simone Hohmaier
2007, 31st May. Austin, Texas: The 999 Eyes of Endless Dream Carnival Museum & Sideshow perform what is billed as the Largest Authentic Human O... [more]

[ Simone Hohmaier, für Programmheft des Beethovenfestes , 1.6.2007 ]
Freax, Zur Entstehungsgeschichte

Zur Entstehungsgeschichte:

Die Idee zu dieser Oper, ursprünglich eine Anregung des Schriftstellers Helmut Krausser, begleitet mich jetzt seit ca. 15 Jahren. In dieser Zeit hat sich die Konzeption des Stückes mehrfach verändert, Ausgangspunkt war jedoch stets der Film F... [more]

[ Moritz Eggert , 20.4.2007 ]


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Excerpt 1: Hilbert and Isabella

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Excerpt 2: Duet of the Siamese Twins

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Excerpt 3: Wedding Scene



   
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Bright Nights (Hagen version) (2006)
Hagen version (alternative instrumentation)

  Stage Works - Operas/ music theatre

  opera based on motives from "Arabian Nights" and Knut Hamsun's "Mysteries"
work list 66e-06-HW

completed 08/01/2006

text Helmut Krausser

voices 8 singers, female choir

instruments fl./picc., clar., alto-sax, bass-clar., Bn./Double Bn.. sm. tr. in Eb, tr., 2 tn.., tb. perc. (2 players) piano/harmonium/MIDI-Keyb. (3 players) strings (triple div. maximum)

duration 1' 40''

world premiere 08/26/2006
director: Roman Hovenbitzer, Stage: Roy Spahn, Choreography: Hilton Ellis, Conductor: Antony Hermus, with Johanna Krumin (Dagny), Peter Schoene (Nagel, Goldsmith, Executioner), Frank Dolphin-Wong (Nagel Dream-Double, Imam), Marc Baron/Florian Weber (Nagel Dream-Double stage), Tanja Schun (Angel), Andrea Schmermbeck (Angel stage), Margarete Nuesslein (Unknown Lady), Leonie Theis/ Kirsten Wagner (Unknown Lady stage), Richard van Gemert/ Jeffery Krueger (Father/Dwarf/Sultan), Dorian Luebbeck/ Ben Joy Muin (Dwarf Dream-Double stage), Liane Keegan (Aziza), Marily Bennett (Aziz/Dieb), Stefania Dovhan (Singer), Andrey Valiguras (Painter/Soldier), Opernchor/Statisterie des Theaters Hagen, Uwe Muench, Choir Director, Philharmonisches Orchester Hagen
Hagen (Germany), Theater Hagen

publication Sikorski

Video


Ausschnitt aus der Hagener Aufführung

Excerpt from the Hagen version



see also Bright Nights (original version, reworked version)


   
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The Snail (2004)
"Ein deutsches Sing - und Tanzspiel"

  Stage Works - Operas/ music theatre

work list 141-04-HW

completed 03/18/2004

text Hans Neuenfels (based on a poem by Garcia Lorca)

voices soprano, mezzo, alto, teno, baritone, bass, 4 actors, 4 "figurants", dancers, tape

instruments Large orchestra: 3 Fl. (3 alt. Picc.), recorder (Garklein-, Sopranino-, Soprano-, Alto-, Tenor-, Bass-), 3 Ob. (3 alt. English Horn), 3 Clar. In Bb, (3 alt. Bass clarinet in Bb), Tenor saxophone in Bb, 2 Bn., 1 Double-Bn. 4 Hn., 4 Tr. in Bb, 2 tb., 1 Bass tb., Bass tuba Hp., 2 Electric Guitars, Electric Bass, timpani, percussion (4 players) 2 Pianists (Celesta, Cembalo, Keyboard, grand piano) Accordion strings: 12.10.8.6.4.
ALTERNATIVE (SMALLER) ORCHESTRATION: 2 Fl. (2 also picc.), 2 Oboes, 2 Cl. (2 also Bass-Cl.), 2 Bn. (2 also Double Bn.), - 3 Hn., 2 Tr., 2 Tb.., bass tba.. timpani, 2 perc.. hp., electric guitar, electric bass 2 pianists strings: 6.6.4.3.2.

duration 2 h

world premiere 06/13/2004
with Almut Henkel (Irmgard), Marina Ivanova (Helga), Andrea Szanto (Inge), Ceri Williams (Maria), Thomas Berau (Edgar), Daniel Eberle (Florian), Alexander Heidenreich (Herbert), Tomasz Konieczny (Arthur), Xavier Moreno (Manfred), Manfred Trabant (Hemann), a.o.
Chor und Orchester des Nationaltheaters Mannheim, conductor: Wolfram Koloseus (Bernhard Schneider), director: Hans Neuenfels, stage: Christof Hetzer, costumes: Elina Schnitzler

Mannheim (Germany), Nationaltheater, Grosses Haus

dedicated Andrea Heuser

publication http://www.sikorski.de

Video


Kurzer Ausschnitt aus der Oper, aus der Sendung "News & Stories", SAT 1
Short excerpt from the opera, from the German tv show "News & Stories", SAT 1



texts Die Schnecke, einige Gedanken zur Aufführung in Luzern

Einige Anmerkungen zur Neuorchestrierung der Schnecke


Komponisten neigen immer dazu, zu große Besetzungen zu wählen (wenn man sie denn lässt ein Fehler!) und sehr oft lassen sich Besetzungen von einem Opernhaus zum anderen nur sehr schwer übertragen, ... [more]

Detaillierte Orchesterbesetzung

ORCHESTER

Die Schnecke

Blockflöte
3 Flöten (III picc.)
3 Oboen (III E.H.)
3 Klarinetten (III Bassklarinette)
Tenor-Sax
3 Fagotte (III Kontrafagott)

4 Hörner
4 Trompeten
3 Posaunen (III Basspo... [more]

[ 05.04.2004 ]


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Excerpt from the opera ("Rap" of Manfred)

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Excerpt from the opera - final choir "Affe Bezieha"



   
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The last days of V.I.R.U.S. (full opera) (2003)
an infectious opera anthology by 6 composers

  Stage Works - Operas/ music theatre

  music by: Ricardo Zohn-Muldoon, Ketty Nez, Carlos Sanchez, Sandeep Bhagwati, Maxim Seloujanow, Moritz Eggert
work list 00-03-HW

completed 05/10/2003

text Text: Lia Purpura, Juan Trigos, Sandeep Bhagwati, Maxim Seloujanow, Ketty Nez, Moritz Eggert

voices variable

instruments flute, oboe (also cor anglais), clarinet in Bb (also bass clarinet), bassoon (also double bassoon) - horn, trumpet in Bb, Tenor/bass-trombone - percussion (1 player) - piano - strings 1.1.1.1.1

duration 1 h 10'

world premiere 06/07/2003
conductor: Ulrich Nicolai, stage director; Florentine Klepper, stage and costume design. Chalune Seiberth, visuals: Bastian Trieb
With: Veronika Benning, Martin Danes, Markus Durst, Monika Lichtenegger, Sabine Lahm, Thomas Hohenberger, Puppentheater Wunderlich, Iris Julien, Reinhard M.K. Thasler, Leander Lichti, Kristina Hays, Nadine Germann, Franziska Junge, Ensemble piano possibile

Munich (Germany), Reaktorhalle, 7th ADevantgarde Festival

special Mutual composition based on an idea by Moritz Eggert

texts Interview mit Andreas Grabner anlässlich der UA in München

Er gehört zu den zu den gefeierten Komponisten der jüngeren Generation: Schon während seiner Gymnasialzeit begann Moritz Eggert, Jahrgang 1965, Musikstücke für die Schulband zu schreiben. In den 80er-Jahren studierte er Komposition und Klavier in Frankfurt und München, ... [more]

[ Andreas Grabner , 16.02.2004 ]


   
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Dr. Booger (2002)

  Stage Works - Operas/ music theatre

  Oper für Kinder
photo

Szene aus der UA
Szene aus der UA
© Mara Eggert



work list 115-01-HW

completed 08/2001

text Text: Andrea Heuser

voices High boy's voice, girl soprano, young baritone, young mezzo, adult baritone, adult actress, lower boy's voice, lower girl's voice, small choir of youths, young actor, 3-part children's choir, "noise"-choir

instruments Orchestra (children and youths): recorder quintet (sopranino, soprano, alto, tenor, bass), 2 Fl., Ob., Clar. (B), saxophone quartet (soprano, alto, tenor, bass), bass cl., Bsn. - 2 Tr. (in Bb), Hn., ten.-tb. - tba. - timpani - percussion (3 players), sound orchestra (min. 4 players) - 2 electr. Guit., electric bass, drumset, keyboards (organ), celesta, cembalo, piano - strings: 6.6.4.3.2 (or more)

duration 1 h 30'

world premiere 06/14/2002
conductor: Roland Boeer, director: Aurelia Eggers, stage design: Marion Menzinger, costumes: Heike Ruppmann, Dramaturgie: Deborah Einspieler Ab Schab: Manuel Zschunke , Ola Obelli: Jane Droste, father: Malte Dahme , mother: Indu Rani Sinha , padlock: Anne Schellhorn, collector of garden gnomes: David Jakovljevic, cello solo: Anna Lutz-Bachmann, improvisation: Anna Hanson, the composer Eggert/Dr. Snot: Martin Busen, Herr Hauser/Anton: Stephanie Theiß, Fritz : Helga Matzel / Gerhard Jaekel choir and orchestra: pupils of the Lessing-Gymnasium, Frankfurt am Main

special is easily realized, performable and playable by children and youths, modern and contemporary story (no fairy tale), room for improvisation and composition from the participating children

scores Schott

http://www.schott-musik.de

publication Schott

Video


Frankfurt am Main, Opernhaus, Grosse Bühne
Ausschnitt aus der UA in Frankfurt:

Frankfurt am Main (Germany), opera house, main stage
excerpt from the premiere in Frankfurt:



texts Pressestimmen

"Gewiss hat Eggerts Musik ein Pionierstück wie Henzes Pollicino im Hinterkopf, aber in ihrer Beweglichkeit, Unbefangenheit und Drastik trifft sie sich besonders gut mit einer von viel Heterogenem berührten Wahrnehmung. Von besserwisserisch Altmeisterlichem hält er sich geschickt fern,... [more]

Interview mit Helmut Peters über "Dr. Popel" für Welt am Sonntag

Fragen an Moritz Eggert:

1. Muss man als Komponist erst ein gewisses Alter erreicht haben, um gute Kinderopern schreiben zu können?

Die Urfassung des Sujets zu "Dr. Popel" habe ich entwickelt, als ich selber noch halbes Kind war (mit 17 Jahren), das würde de... [more]

[ Moritz Eggert, Helmut Peters ]
Dr. Popels fiese Falle, detaillierte Besetzung

Dr. Popels fiese Falle

Von Andrea Heuser und Moritz Eggert

Besetzung

Sänger:
Abu Schab, höhere Knabenstimme
Prinzessin Ola Obelli, Mädchensopran
Vater, jugendlicher (höherer) Bariton
Mutter, jugendlicher Me... [more]

[ 13.09.2003 ]
Dr. Popels fiese Falle, komplettes Libretto

Dr. Popels fiese Falle



In der linken Bühnenhälfte hört man ein Handy klingeln. Der Komponist Eggert, bekleidet mit einem schlichten schwarzen Anzug, betritt die Bühne und nimmt den Anruf entgegen.

Eggert: Komponist Eggert am Apar... [more]

[ Andrea Heuser , 11.09.2003 ]
Dr. Popels fiese Falle, kurzer Text zum Stück

zu Dr. Popels fiese Falle


Es war nicht das erste Mal, daß mich die Oper Frankfurt wegen einer Kinderoper anfragte das erste Mal - lang, lang ists her, ich war selber quasi noch Kind wurde nichts draus, es gab aber eine Idee und einen Entwurf Prinz Schab und se... [more]

[ 27.08.2003 ]
Interview des Komponisten mit zwei Schülern aus dem Lessing-Gymnasium

Liebe Emi und Sibel,
Die Fragen haben wir ja teilweise schon bei unserem letzten Besuch beantwortet, aber wir machen's gerne nochmal:

Also:

1. Herr Eggert, wann haben Sie angefangen, das Stück zu komponieren?

Das muß so März 2001... [more]

[ 13.02.2004 ]


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Excerpt from the finale of the opera "Unsre Popel gehren uns ganz allein!"



see also Tango Vacuo
Dr. Booger Suite


   
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Home sweet home (new version) (1998)
"Ein Versatzstueck"

  Stage Works - Operas/ music theatre

  Kammeroper
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Oskar Prgstaller in
Oskar Pürgstaller in "Wir sind daheim" (Uraufführung Nationaltheater Mannheim)
© Mara Eggert



work list 79a-97-HW

completed 12/27/1997

text Text: Helmut Krausser, nach einer Idee von Moritz Eggert

voices Soprano, Tenor, Baritone, actor

instruments E-Vl., E-Guit., Drumset, Acc., MIDI-Keyb., E-Bass

duration 1 h

world premiere 04/22/1998
director: Frank Hoffmann, stage design/costumes: Jean Flammang, choreographer: Rosemary Neri, Dramaturgie: Christian Carlstedt, with Mariette Lenz (Soprano), Hannelore Bode (housekeeper), Oskar Puergstaller (Tenor), Thomas Berau (Baritone), Robert Stemmle (the new Baritone), musicians: Andreas Kurth (E-Violin), David Heintz (electr. Guit.), Johannes Schaedlich (electr. bass), Viktor Janzer (accordeon), Ruediger Mayer (drums), Philippe Vandr (Keyboard), conductor: Wolfram Koloseus
Mannheim (Germany), "Schnawwl" (Nationaltheater)

special various modern playing and singing techniques, tape ("Encore")

texts Pressestimmen

""Wir sind daheim" entpuppt sich nicht nur als bitteres Lust-Spiel über einen merkwürdigen Urknall zwischen drei Personen, sondern auch als Parabel über die Oper an sich und deren Klischees, in denen wir uns so "daheim" fühlen. Eggert lässt den Gesang sehr kunstreich geset... [more]

Casa Dolce Casa (il libretto in italiano, traduzione: Rosalba LoDuca)

CASA DOLCE CASA

Traduzione Italiana (work in progress)

In un interrato o bunker. Cassoni, sacchi, anticaglie. Inizialmente non visibili, nascosti da vari oggetti, sono: un frigorifero,un congelatore e sul soffitto della stanza una conduttura piegata. Scarsa illuminazion... [more]

[ 12.01.2005 ]
Wir sind daheim, Vorbemerkungen in der Partitur



Wir sind daheim

Ein Versatzstück (1997)

Musik: Moritz Eggert
Text: Helmut Krausser
(nach einer Idee von Moritz Eggert)




4 Sänger
1 Darsteller
6 Musiker
1 Dirigent
... [more]

[ 13.01.2005 ]
"Wir sind daheim" kurzer Text zum Stück

Wir sind daheim


Daheim zu sein: ein Zustand, der uns erstrebenswert scheint. Wir umgeben uns mit Dingen, die uns vertraut sind. Wir schaffen uns einen Tagesablauf, der sich möglichst ähnelt, der möglichst wenig Überraschungen enthält (und damit - psy... [more]

[ 29.04.2003 ]


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excerpt from the premiere



see also Home sweet home (old version)
Encore


   
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Bright Nights (original version, reworked version) (1997)
The reworked version from 2006 has some cuts, the interval is at another position, apart of that it

  Stage Works - Operas/ music theatre

  large opera
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Szenenphoto Mnchner Biennale / Bayerische Staatsoper
Szenenphoto Münchner Biennale / Bayerische Staatsoper
© 1997 by Mara Eggert



work list 66c/66d-96-HW

completed 11/16/1996

text text: Helmut Krausser,based on excerpts from the novel "mysteries" by Knut Hamsun

voices Min. 10 singers (some of them casted in more than one role), 2 actors

instruments 1 Rec. (Garklein-, Discant-, Soprano-, Alto-, Tenor-, Bass-), Clar. (B), Ten.-Sax, Bass-Clar., Bn./Contrabn. - picc.Tr., Tr., Euph., Tb., Tba. - Percussion (2 players), Mouth Percussion (1 player) - Solo-Vl., Solo-Vla., Solo-Vc., E-Guit., E-Bass - Acc., Pf./Harmonium, MIDI-Keyb. (2 players) - strings 3.0.3.3.3

duration 2 h

world premiere 04/08/1997
director: Tilman Knabe, stage design: Alfred Peter, costumes: Kathrin Maurer, lighting: Michael Bauer, with Martina Koppelstetter (Dagny), Wolfgang Wirsching (Nagel/goldsmith/executioner), Charles Maxwell (Aziz/thief), Anne Salvan (Aziza), Claes H. Ahnsjoe (father/Sultan), Päivi Elina (mysterious woman/witch I), Irmgard Vilsmaier (servant I/crowd), Anne Pellekoorne (servant II/witch III), Simone Schneider (singer/crowd), Ruediger Trebes (painter/soldier/crowd), Helena Jungwirth (witch II/crowd), Hans Wilbrink (Imam), Gundula Köster (Dagny/when speaking), Peter Pruchniewitz (Nagel/when speaking ), Monika Manz/ Buelent Kullukcu (guards/doctors/exectutioner's assistants, silent roles), Bayerisches Staatsorchester, conductor: Peter Hirsch
Munich (Germany), 5th Munich Biennale, Prinzregententheater

special amplified mouth percussion, various amplified instruments, use of MIDI-samples, spoken text

dedicated "der lieben Muse"

soundcarrier Porträt-CD Moritz Eggert
Irrenoffensive


publication http://www.sikorski.de

texts

So einfach es klingt: Ich wollte eine Oper schreiben, die mit dem Hörer und Zuschauer spricht, die ihm etwas über sich und über die menschliche Phantasie an sich erzählt.
Ich wollte eine Oper schreiben in der Sänger tatsächlich melodisch singen, anstatt melodrama... [more]

[ 19.11.1997 ]


see also Song
Angels/Signs/Journey
Bright Nights (Hagen version)


   
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Lunu (1992)

  Stage Works - Operas/ music theatre

  abstract opera
photo

Einladungskarte der UA
Einladungskarte der UA
© Mara Eggert

Szene aus der UA von
Szene aus der UA von "Lunu"
© Mara Eggert



work list 36a-92-HW

completed 10/15/1992

text text: Moritz Eggert

voices 7 singers, 2 actors

instruments Fl./picc., Ob., Clar. (B), Bn. - Tr., Hn., Tb., Tba. - Percussion (2 players) - E-Guit., Hp. - Pf./Harmonium/Cemb. (1 player), Midi-Keyb. - strings 1.1.2.2.2

duration 1 h 15'

world premiere 12/11/1992
director: Tilman Knabe, design: Alfred Peter, costumes: Kathrin Maurer, Muenchener Bachsolisten, cond.: Jobst Liebrecht, with Stefanie Frueh (Lunu), Rita Kapfhammer (Feme), Martina Sauer (Aesaehoek), Christian Gerhaher (Jiri), Bernhard Hirtreiter (Pada), Tobias Schlierf (Uebuew), Alfred Reiter (Goto), Uli Zentner und Peter Pruchniewitz (Loele und Shuze)
Munich (Germany), Theater in der Halle 50

special various contemporary playing and singing techniques, use of samples

soundcarrier Lunu


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Lunu, Overture, played by Bachsolisten Muenchen, conductor Jobst Liebrecht



see also idee fixe
idee fixe (Celloversion)
The Trap
Lunu
Lunu (versione italiana del libretto)


   
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Home sweet home (old version) (1991)
Alte Fassung

  Stage Works - Operas/ music theatre

  chamber opera "von Atanasio Khyrsh, 1965", written together with Peter Frey, Axel Singer, Markus Schmitt und Sandeep Bhagwati
photo

Bio des Komponisten Atanasio Khyrsh
Bio des Komponisten Atanasio Khyrsh



work list 34-91-NW

completed 1991

text text: Moritz Eggert, together with Peter Frey, Axel Singer, Markus Schmitt, Sandeep Bhagwati

voices 4 singers (Sop., Alto, Ten., Bass)

instruments Clar. (B), Tr., Vc., percussion (1 player), Pf./Synthesizer (1 player)

duration 55'

world premiere 06/08/1991
director: Tanja Gronde, conductor: Jobst Liebrecht, with Dietrich Henschel (Bariton), Bernhard Hirtreiter (Tenor) and others
Munich (Germany), Musikhochschule, 1st A*Devantgarde-Festival

special various contemporary playing techniques, tape

see also The search for the KlaNNg
Wir sind daheim (old Version/Libretto)
Home sweet home (new version)


   
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Paul and Virginie (1990)

  Stage Works - Operas/ music theatre
also look at Septets

  puppet opera
photo

Entwrfe des Regisseurs Helmut Danninger
Entwürfe des Regisseurs Helmut Danninger
© Helmut Danninger



work list 22a-89-HW

completed 09/22/1989

text text: Moritz Eggert, based on the book by Bernardin de St. Pierre and an idea by Erik Satie

instruments Clar. (B), Tb., Percussion (1 player), Guitar, Vl., Cb., Harmonium/Pf. (1 player)

duration 1 h

world premiere 04/29/1990
director/design: Helmut Danninger, Ensemble fuer Neue Musik (piano: Moritz Eggert) , cond.: Roger Epple
Munich (Germany), Gasteig, Black Box, 2nd Munich Biennale

special Musicians also use small percussion instruments, piano is slightly prepared for one scene

dedicated Erik Satie

soundcarrier Klavier Musik Utopien


publication http://www.sikorski.de

see also scene from Paul and Virginie
The Trap
Paul and Virginie (Libretto), English Version
Warum "Paul und Virginie?"
Paul and Virginie (Libretto)


   
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The meal of Mr. Orlong (1988)
opera for actors

  Stage Works - Operas/ music theatre

  music for a silent play
photo

Einladungskarte der UA
Einladungskarte der UA
© Design Colin Walker



work list 14-87-HW

completed 12/05/1987

text Libretto: Moritz Eggert

movements I. The Night
II. Mr. Orlong gets dressed
III. The man in the moon
IV. The stagehands appear
IX. Setting up the conductor's stand
V. The man in the moon (2)
VI. The drinking automatons
VII. The stagehands appear for the second time
VIII. The stagehands appear for the thrid time
X. The man in the moon (3)
XI. The man in the moon (4)
XII. The night (2)
XIII. Overture (in the style of the old masters)
XIV. Entering the stage
XV. Leaving the stage


voices Alto, Tenor, Bass, heroic tenor ad lib.

instruments Cor angl., Ten.-Sax, Bass-Clar., 2 Bn. - Cemb., Harm., Celesta, Pf. - Percussion (1 player) - Strings 1.1.1.2.1.

duration 1 h 30'

world premiere 02/24/1988
Ensemble fuer Neue Musik, Muenchen, Roger Epple, cond., Director: Peer Martiny, stage design/costumes: Colin Walker, with: Silvia Fichtl, Sopr., Markus Brutscher, Ten., Donald George, Ten., Markus Hollop, Bar., Michael Hell (Mr. Orlong), Peter Luppa (the moon man), Grace Yoon (dancer), Sabrina Ascacebar, Andreas Borcherding, Dietmar Moessmer, Uta Tietje, Hans H. Steinberg
Munich (Germany), Gasteig, Carl-Orff-Saal

special silent action, singers sing out of orchestra pit mostly, some scenes without music, tape, theatrical actions by musicians

publication http://www.sikorski.de

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Excerpt from a non-vocal version of "The Night", played by the Staatsorchester Darmstadt, conducted by Moritz Eggert



see also The search for the KlaNNg
In the sandbox
The Trap
Der kaleidoskopische Dieb und sein Schatten
Das Mahl des Herrn Orlong (textbook)
Man in the Moon


   
   
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