The Curious Case of Benjamin Button (after the story by F. Scott Fitzgerald)

Composer: 

Year Authored (or revised): 

2010

Instrumentation : 

S, MzS,T,Bar, Bs-Bar, fl, cl, perc(1), piano, vn, vc, conductor

Duration (min): 

100

Movements-Titles: 

Act I, Sc. 1 Birth; Sc. 2 Childhood;
Sc. 3 Yale; Sc. 4 Meeting his wife; Sc. 5 The war
Act II, Sc. 1 Harvard; Sc. 2 At home;
Sc. 3 Re-enlistment; Sc. 4 Kindergarten; Epilogue

Text Source/Author: 

Libretto by Estela Eaton, the composer's daughter; Based on the short story by F. Scott Fitzgerald

Recording: 

DVD

First Performance: 

June 15, 2010 at Symphony Space, New York City by CCO, Center for Contemporary Opera

 

 

 

Documents: 

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Audio: 

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