CHÉRI - Opera in Two Acts

CHÉRI - Opera in Two Acts

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Instrumentation
3 sopranos, 2 altos, 1 mezzo, 2 tenors, 1 Bass, reeds, violin, cello, synthesizer
Alternate Title
CHÉRI
Year Authored (or revised)
Duration (min)
110
Movements
2

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Opera in 2 acts, on a libretto by Susan Yankowitz, after the 1921 novel by Colette. The Actors Studio workshop production, May 6-9, 2005. The story reflects a love affair cast as a bittersweet meditation on that moment when all persons "of a certain age" realize they have crossed the invisible meridian that separates their youth from what is left of their lives.

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First Perfomance
May 6, 2005; The Actors Studio, New York
Recording
TROY1129 Albany Records
Text Language - Non English

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Text Source/Author
Susan Yankowitz, after the novel by Colette
Ensemble Type
solo voice(s)+2 to 6 instruments
Genre/Theme
Instrument
Tenor , Soprano , Mezzo-Soprano , Bass (voice) , violin , cello , contrabass clarinet , keyboard

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dellairaselections_from__cheri__excerpt.mp3
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