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Volpone : Comic Opera

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

 

 

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