Angel Levine
Composer: Elie Siegmeister
Librettist: Edward Mabley
Premiere Date: May 25, 1999
Producing Company: Center for Contemporary Opera
Description: Bernard Malamud's story ''The Angel Levine'' was the basis for a 1970 film starring Zero Mostel as Nathan Manischevitz, a poor, elderly tailor in New York of the 1950's, coping with the fatal illness of his wife, and Harry Belafonte as the unlikely answer to his prayers: a black Jewish Harlem hipster who claims to be an angel.
Character List (Major): Mezzo-Soprano, Contralto, Tenor (3), Baritone, Bass-baritone, Bass (3) voices
Reviews: Two Familiar Tales in Unfamiliar Settings - The New York Times 5/28/1999
Length: 00:53
Total Acts: 1
Orchestration: 1 fl, 1 ob, 1 cl, 1 bsn - 1 hrn, 1 tpt, 1 tbn - perc, pn - str
Ballet/Dance: 3 female dancers
Contact: Carl Fischer Music
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E-mail Address: cf-info@carlfischer.com
Phone: 212-777-0900
Schedule of Performances Listings
Angel Levine (Siegmeister)
Tuesday, May 25, 1999 - Center for Contemporary Opera
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