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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

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Szenenphoto Münchner 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"

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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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