Antigone
Opera in sette quadri. Libretto di Giuliano Corti
Characters: Antigone (mezzo soprano), Ismene (soprano), Creon (baritone/bass), a Guard (tenor), Haemon (tenor), Tiresias (countertenor), men of Thebes (male chorus), women of Thebes (female chorus)
Instruments: piccolo, 2 flutes, 2 oboes, cor anglais, 2 clarinets, bass clarinet, 2 bassoons, double bassoon, 4 horns, 4 trumpets, 3 trombones, tuba, timpani, 3 percussionists (bongos, congas, temple-blocks, woodblocks, tom tom, tam tam, 7 gongs, bass drum, glockenspiel, vibraphone, xylophone, tubular bells, bell plates, marimba), harp, piano, cymbalom, strings
Composition year: 2005-2006
(c): Suvini Zerboni 2006
Catalogue number: 12816 (score on sale or supplied with the hire material and on perusal)
12817 (material on hire)
12818 (reduction)
12819 (libretto)
Commissions: Teatro del Maggio Musicale Fiorentino
First performance: Florence, Maggio Musicale Fiorentino, Teatro Comunale, 24.04.2007
ms. M. Bacelli and C. Taigi, ten. D. Formaggia, bar. R. Abbondanza, Maggio Musicale Fiorentino Orchestra and Choir, cond. M. Tabachnik
Duration: 80'