A Collection of Chamber Operas

A Collection of Chamber Operas
© Erik Jacobs for Boston Lyric Opera

Add some drama to your programs with the following collection of captivating chamber operas. Varying in size, language and content.

Up to 6 players

Dark Sisters (2011) 90'
Nico Muhly/Stephen Karam 

In the Penal Colony (2000) 80'
Philip Glass/Rudolph Wurlitzer 

Ingerland (2010) 50'
Jocelyn Pook

Ivonne (2014) 20'
Nathaniel Stookey/Jerre Dye 

The Mocking-Bird (2000) 28'
Thea Musgrave 

The Mother of Us All (reduced orchestration (1947) 104'
Virgil Thomson/Gertrude Stein

Now (2018) 12'
Avner Dorman/John Grimmett

Nuit des Hommes (1996) 60'
Per Nørgård/Apollinaire 

Silent Zone (2017) 70'
Louise Alenius 

The Silver River (1997) 68'
Bright Sheng/David Henry Hwang

A Song by Mahle (2018) 100'
Mark Neikrug 

Tell Tale Heart (2010) 30'
Stewart Copeland

Till Death Us Do 75'
Andy Pape/Kit Eichler

 

More than 6 players

Blond Eckbert (pocket version) (2006) 60'
Judith Weir

Le Cyclope (1986) 90'
Betsy Jolas/Euripide

Full Moon in March (1977) 33'
John Harbison 

Gállábartnit (2015) 50'
Britta Bystrüm/Rawdna Carita Eira

Gesualdo – Shadows (2014) 120'
Bo Holten/Eva Sommestad Holten 

Glare (2014) 75'
Søren Niels Eichberg/Hannah Dübgen

La Hija de Rappaccini (1983) 105'
Daniel Catán/Juan Tovar

The Hunger 2016) 70'
Donnacha Dennehy/Asenath Nicholson, anon, and interviews: N. Chomsky, P. Krugman, M. Murphy, B. Milanovic, M. Vaughan

The Lighthouse (1979) 72'
Peter Maxwell Davies

The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat (1986) 70'
Michael Nyman/Christopher Rawlence

Moscow, Cheryomushki (Chamber Orchestra version) (1929) 160'
Dmitri Shostakovich/Massa and M. Chervinsky

Nine Songs (1989) 90'
Tan Dun

Ophelias: Death by Water singing (2005) 77'
Henrik Hellstenius/Cecilie Løveid

Proving Up (2017) 70'
Missy Mazzoli/Royce Vavrek

Tango (1985) 25'
Robert Xavier Rodríguez

The Wanton Sublime (2013) 30'
Tarik O'Regan/Anna Rabinowitz