Many Moons
Composer: Robert Kapilow
Librettist: Hilary Blecher
Work Web Site: http://www.schirmer.com/default.aspx?TabId=2420&State_2874=2&workId_2874=29426
Premiere Date: Not available.
Producing Company: New Jersey State Opera, Opera Omaha, Celebrity Series, Boston, Rochester Opera
Description: This is an opera based on a classic children's story that is resonant with the myths, dreams and aspirations of childhood. It celebrates an understanding and acceptance of the process and renewal of the life cycle and the intuitive wisdom of children's insights over dry academic theories and learning. This opera combines rigorous standards of artistic excellence with an energetic and vital form to create a vehicle accessible and appealing to both children and adults.
Character List (Major): Princess Leonore, young girl, 11-12 years old
Young Boy, 11-12 years old
Jester (mz)
The King (bar)
Doctor / Gardener / Assistant Goldsmith (s)
Lord High Chamberlain / Goldsmith (b)
Royal Wizard (t)
Royal Mathematician (s)
Chorus of Courtiers: Sung and played by all the singers except for the King, the Jester and Princess Leonore.
Length: 01:10
Total Acts: Not Available
Orchestration: fl (pic), ob, 2 cl, bsn - 2 hrn, tpt - perc - hp, pf - str: 4 vln1, vla, 2 vc, db
Contact: G. Schirmer, Inc.
Address: 257 Park Avenue South, 20th Floor
New York, NY 10010
E-mail Address: pm@schirmer.com
Phone: 212-254-2100
Composer Web Site: http://www.robkapilow.com
Publisher Web Site: http://www.schirmer.com/
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