Musique. Opéra


Luigi NONO : "Al gran sole carico d’amore"

Luigi Nono (1924-1990), compositeur vénitien, était pendant toute sa vie un militant de gauche, inscrit au parti Communiste Italien. Nous n’allons (...)

FERRÉ, Léo. Rendez-vous avec l’anarchie

"Divine Anarchie, adorable Anarchie, tu n’es pas un système, un parti, une référence, mais un état d’âme. Tu es la seule invention de l’homme, et sa (...)

Marc Blitzstein, "Sacco and Vanzetti" three-act opera.

Blitzstein (1905-1964), "the father of American opera" started writing it for the Metropolitan Opera in 1959 and Leonard Lehrman began work on it (...)

Anton Coppola, "Sacco and Vanzetti", opera. World Premiere Tampa Opera, March 16-18, 2001

Based on music he wrote for a film his nephew Francis Ford Coppola had planned to make but never did. "Composer/Librettist/Conductor Anton (...)

Anton Coppola, "Sacco and Vanzetti", opera. A Press Comment

By Lawrence A. Johnson, Opera News, July/Aug. 2001 Nearly one hundred people - including a cast of two-dozen singers, large chorus, extras and (...)

Anton Coppola, "Sacco and Vanzetti", opera. The Libretto

Anton Coppola is both composer and librettist for Sacco & Vanzetti. The first aspect of this work that strikes the listener is the language. (...)

Léo Ferré, "L’Opéra du pauvre"

Written in 1983, it was created in June 26, 2001, in Italy by AnnaMaria Castelli with the Camerata Strumentale Femminile italiana, directed by (...)

Léo Ferré, "La vie d’artiste"

Written in 1950

Richard Wagner, "The Niblung’s Ring"

Bernard Shaw has suggested that the anarchist Bakunin was an inspiration of Wagner’s Siegfried. See The Perfect Wagnerite: A Commentary on the (...)

"Red Emma". An Opera by Gary Kulesha

Composer: Gary Kulesha Libretto: Carol Bolt Description: Two acts Premiered: November 28, 1995, Canadian Opera Company, du Maurier Theatre, (...)

"Belladonna". An Opera. Music by Bernard Rand; Libretto by Leslie Dunton-Downer

Description: Two acts Premiere: Aspen Opera Theater Center Publisher: European American Music Distributors Musical Forces: Flute, oboe, (...)

"E.G.: A Musical Portrait of Emma Goldman" (Op. 78) by Leonard J. Lehrman

There are two versions : E.G.: A Musical Portrait of Emma Goldman (1987) op.78 for female singer and singing pianist (2 acts, 90 min.); Emma (...)