MUSICAL THEATRE

 

COMPOSITIONS

 

DELITTO e DOVERE - CRIME AND DUTY (2017) One-act opera
Libretto by the composer, loosely based on Oscar Wilde’s Lord Arthur Savile’s crime - A study of Duty

Commission: Fondazione Teatro Coccia Novara
World première: Spoleto, 7-8-9 July 2017
Direction: Paolo Gavazzeni and Piero Maranghi
Orchestra Talenti Musicali
Conductor: Giovanni Di Stefano
Instrumentation: 1(also picc) 1. 1 (also bcl) sax t 1 (also dbn)/ 1.2.1.1./ perc / 3.2.1.1
Duration: 75’

Published by BMG Ricordi – Milano

 

ELSE  (2004) freely adapted from Fräulein Else by Arthur Schnitzler. Duration 26'

Monodrama for soprano and orchestra. (2·2·2·2 - 2·2·0 - Timp/Perc. · Piano - 10·8·5·5·3)

Commission: Orchestra Regionale della Toscana.

World première: 21 April 2005 – Teatro Verdi di Firenze, Italy.

Orchestra Regionale della Toscana. Conductor Michele Carulli. Soprano Elena Bakanova.

Published by Sonzogno – Milano.

 

IL PROCESSO – DER PROZESS (2000-2001) (italian and german versions). Duration 2 hours

Opera in three stages, seven scenes two offstage. Freely adapted from The Trial by F. Kafka.

(10 soloists, 32 choristers, orch: 2·2·2·2 - 6·3·3·1 – Timp. ·2 - 11·9·7·5·3 – tape)

1st prize at the Giuseppe Verdi International Opera Competition- Parma (2001).

Italian version world première: 24-26 March 2002 Teatro R. Valli di Reggio Emilia / 26-28-29-31 October 2002 Teatro alla Scala di Milano, Italy.

Director Daniele Abbado, Conductor Enrique Mazzola, Joseph K. G. C. Mosley

German version world première: 9-14-16-23-25 May, 3-5-10-12-25 June 2004 Kiel Teatro d’Opera, Germany.

Director F. Vielstich, Conductor Johannes Willig, Joseph K. Jörg Sabrowski.

Published by BMG Ricordi – Milano