Rasputin

by Einojuhani Rautavaara

The Snapdragon

opera in three acts

Empty sheet

Einojuhani Rautavaara

Rasputin

Music Finland

Description

Opera in three acts


Instrumentation

3333 4331 12 2, str, 27vocs, chx [pic, ehn, bcl, cbsn]


Category

Works for the Stage


Language

Fi


Premiere

Matti Salminen (Rasputin), Lilli Paasikivi (Alexandra), Jorma Hynninen (Nicholas II), cond. Mikko Franck, dir. Vilppu Kiljunen, Finnish National Opera, Helsinki, September 19, 2003; Fp (Luebeck version): Vincent Le Texier (Rasputin), Philharmonisches Orchester der Hansestadt Lübeck, cond. Roman Brogli-Sacher, dir. Marc Adam, Theater Lübeck, Luebeck (Germany), February 11, 2006.


Commisioned by / dedications

Commissioned by the Finnish National Opera, Dedicated to Mikko Franck.


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