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Pasatieri, Thomas THE SEAGULL Opera in Three Acts (Act I ) ____________________________ Libretto by Kenward Elmslie after Chekhov Instrumentation:

2 Soprano, 2 Mezzo-Soprano (or 1 Lyric Sop., 1 Mzo.-sop.), 2 Tenor, 2 Baritone, 1 Bass (or Bass-Baritone), Off-Stage Chorus (or SATB soli) Large Orchestration: 2 2 2 2 - 4 2 2 1; Timp. 2Perc. Hp. Str. (min. 8.7.6.5.2) Reduced Orchestration: 2 2 2 1 - 2 1 1 0; 1Perc. Hp. Str. (min. 3.3.3.3.1)

Duration:

120'

Premiere:

March 5, 1974. Houston Grand Opera. Revised version premiere: April 23, 2004. San Francisco Opera.

Commission:

Commissioned by Houston Grand Opera

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Pasatieri: The Seagull (Act 1)  

Opera in Three Acts

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Opera in Three Acts

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