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Sestra Beatrisa (Sister Beatrice)

Composer:
Aleksandr Gretchaninov
Original Language:
Russian
Librettist:
Aleksandr Gretchaninov
Description:
Opera in Three Acts
Notes:

based on the 1901 play by Maurice Maeterlinck

Time:
15th Century
Place:
Cloister in the city of Löwen
Role Voice Part Classification
The Madonna* Mezzo-Soprano L
Sister Beatrice* Mezzo-Soprano L
The Abbess Contralto F
Sister Eglantine Soprano S
Alletta Soprano S
Prince Bellidor Tenor S
Sister Balbine Soprano B
Sister Clementine Mezzo-Soprano B
Sister Felicitas Mezzo-Soprano B
1st Beggar Mezzo-Soprano CB
2nd Beggar Mezzo-Soprano CB
Sister Regina Contralto CB
Old Man Tenor CB
The Crippled Man Bass CB
* The score specifies that these roles are to be sung by the same singer.
 
Minimum Chorus:  32
Divisi:  SATB