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ID:
100
Title:
The Merchant of Venice
Subtitle:
Opera in Three Acts and an Epilogue after William Shakespeare
Duration in minutes:
160
Language:
English
Total number of performers:
> 20
Theatrical form (Opera, Performance, Instrumental Theatre, Other):
Opera
Stage form:
Proscenium Stage

Project description:
The Merchant of Venice, an opera by the composer André Tchaikowsky (1935-1982) after William Shakespeare, which received its world premiere in 2013 at the Bregenzer Festspiele in Bregenz, Austria. The opera was finished at the time of Tchaikowsky’s death, save for the last 24 measures of orchestration, which were completed by composer Alan Boustead.
Responsible institution, ensemble or person:
Bregenzer Festspiele

Music:
André Tchaikowsky
Musical direction:
Erik Nielsen
Chorus master:
Lukáš Vasilek
Author of text:
John O' Brien
Based on text by:
William Shakespeare
Stage director:
Keith Warner
Stage designer:
Ashley Martin-Davis
Costume designer:
Ashley Martin-Davis
Choreography:
Michael Barry
Lightning design:
Davy Cunningham

Date of first performance:
18-Jul-2013
Country:
Austria
City:
Bregenz
Venue:
Bregenzer Festspiele
Producers; Co-Producers:
Bregenzer Festspiele; Adam Mickiewicz Institue Teatr Wielki Opera Narodowa Warsaw

Year of MTN:
2015
Tags:
Music Theatre Now, Musiktheater, Gesang, Literaturbearbeitung
LINK:
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