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Three sisters (1996-97)


Opera in three sequences (in Russian)
Libretto C.H. Henneberg and Peter Eötvös,
adapted from Tchechov
Duration: 100 min.

Singers:
Countertenors: Irina (sopran), Mascha (mezzo), Olga (alt), Natasha (sopr.)
Tenors: Doctor, Rodé, Fedotik
Baritons: Andrei, Vershinin, Tusenbach (baryton lyric)
Bass: Soljonij, Kulygin, Anfisa

Orchestra:
1st orch: 1 fl (altfl.), 1 ob (Eh), 1 cl. (in A, Es), 1 bcl (cbcl), 1 bassoon,1 sopr.sax./2 horn,1 trumpet (Flghr), 1 trombone/ 2 perc./Accordeon, E-piano/1.0.1.1.1.
2nd orch: 2.2.2.2./2.2.2.1./2 perc./e-piano, 1 CD player/8.8.6.6.4.

Commissioned by Opera National de Lyon
First performance: 13 March 1998, Opera de Lyon
Directed by Ushio Amagatsu, conductors: Kent Nagano and Peter Eötvös
CD: DGG 459 694-2 (Opera National de Lyon, Nagano, Eötvös)
Edition Ricordi München (Sy 3374)

BMC CD-190