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Sophie's Choice

Composer:
Nicholas Maw
Original Language:
English
Librettist:
Nicholas Maw (based on the novel by William Styron)
Description:
Opera in IV Acts
Notes:

Commissioned by BBC Radio 3 in association with the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden

Time:
1938, 1943, 1946, 1947
Place:
Poland. Brooklyn, NY. Forest Hills, NY. Washington
Role Voice Part Classification
Sophie (Sofia) Zawitowska Mezzo-Soprano L
Nathan Landau High Baritone L
Narrator Bass-Baritone F
Stingo Tenor F
Wanda Soprano F
Rudolph Franz Höss Dramatic Tenor F
Yetta Zimmerman Contralto S
Doctor Baritone S
Larry Landau Baritone S
Librarian Baritone B
Bartender Baritone B
Librarian/Bartender (Performed by the same artist) Baritone S
Jan (10 years old) Non-singing role (Silent) B
Eva (8 years old) Treble B
Old Women in Train Contralto CB
Young Man in Train Tenor CB
Solo Bass Bass CB
Solo Tenor Tenor CB
Solo Alto Alto CB
Solo Soprano Soprano CB
Camp Doctor's Aide Non-singing (Silent)

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Camp Guards Non-singing (Silent)
 
Minimum Chorus:  16
Divisi:  SATB