Fantastic Mr. Fox

composer: Tobias Picker
librettist: Donald Sturrock
author of original text: Roald Dahl
German edition: Frank Wenzel

opera in three acts

libretto by Donald Sturrock
based on the book by Roald Dahl
German version by Frank Wenzel

Language: English - German
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Commissioned work: Commissioned for the Los Angeles Opera by Felicity Dahl
Premiere: December 9, 1998 Los Angeles, CA, Opera (USA) · Conductor: Peter Ash · Staging: Donald Sturrock · Costumes: Gerald Scarfe · Stage design: Gerald Scarfe
Orchestra instrumentation: 2(,2.pic).2(, xyl, vib, mar, crash cym, cym (pair), h.h, 2gongs, s.d, low dr, 6toms, b.d, 2tempbl)-hp.pno-str(
Cast of characters: Fantastic Mr. Fox · baritone - Mrs. Fox · mezzo-soprano - Bennie, Lennie, Jennie & Pennie Foxcub · children - Farmer Boggis · bass - Farmer Bunce · tenor - Farmer Bean · bass-baritone - Mavis the Tractor · soprano - Agnes the Digger · mezzo-soprano - Miss Hedgehog · soprano - Badger the Miner · baritone - Burrowing Mole · tenor - Rita the Rat · mezzo-soprano - Porcupine · tenor - Chorus of Trees · Children - Various Geese and Chickens
Publisher: Schott Helicon Music Corporation
Duration: 80' 0''
Year of composition: 1998
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Delivery rights: worldwide


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