Music: John Musto
Libretto: Mark Campbell
Premiered March 10, 12, 14, 2004 at the Barns at Wolf Trap
Commissioned by the Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts.
Conductor: Michael Barrett
Director: Leon Major
Vocal roles: Volpone (the fox): Bass-bar; Mosca (the fly): Ten; Voltore (the vulture): Bar; Corvina (the raven): Sop;
Cornaccio (the crow): Ten; Bonario: Ten; Celia: Sop; Erminella: Mezzo;
Castrato/Judge 1: Sop; Epicene/Prison Matron: Mezzo; Nano/Judge 3: Bass; Judge 2/Police Captain: Bar; 2 Policemen: non-singing roles.
Orchestra: 2(pic)-1,Eh-2(b cl)-2(cbn); 2-0-0-0; 2 perc; str
Duration: 2 hours