95. Guercœur (Albéric Magnard)

GUERCŒUR Tragédie en musique in 3 acts and 5 tableaux Composer & libretto: Albéric Magnard Written 1898–1900.  First performed : Théâtre de l’Opéra (Palais Garnier), Paris, 23 April 1931 Albéric Magnard was murdered by German soldiers in 1914. Next year, Guercœur, an ultra-rarity, will be performed in Germany. Magnard, I think, would have appreciated this. For … Continue reading 95. Guercœur (Albéric Magnard)

55. Bérénice (Albéric Magnard)

Trágedie en musique, in 3 acts Music & libretto: Albéric Magnard First performed: Opéra-Comique (3e salle Favart), Paris, 15 December 1911, conducted by François Rühlmann SYNOPSIS CHARACTERS BÉRÉNICE, Queen of Judaea (30 years old) (Grand Soprano) LIA, her nurse (60 years old) (Alto) TITUS, Emperor of Rome (38 years old) (Baritone) MUCIEN, Prefect of the Praetorian Guard (70 years old) (Basse … Continue reading 55. Bérénice (Albéric Magnard)