Sāvitri (Gustav Holst) – dossier

Chamber opera in 1 act

Composer & librettist: Gustav Holst

First performed: Wellington Hall, London, 5 December 1916 (amateur performance)

First professional performance: Lyric Theatre, Hammersmith, London, 23 June 1921, conducted by Arthur Bliss


CHARACTERS

  • SĀVITRI (soprano): Dorothy Silk
  • SATYAVĀN, her husband (tenor): Steuart Wilson
  • DEATH (bass): Clive Carey