• Gian Carlo Menotti
  • The Most Important Man (1971)

  • G Schirmer Inc (World)
  • 2+pic.2+ca.2+bcl.2+cbn/4331/timp.2perc/hp.pf.org/str
  • Dramatic Baritone, Dramatic Tenor, Mezzo soprano, Lyric Soprano, Dramatic Soprano, 2 Baritones, 2 Tenors, Bass, Buffo Bass

Programme Note

Set in 20th-century colonial Africa, Toimé Ukamba hopes to become the ‘most important man’ with his discovery of a formula to change the world. He is thwarted by the ‘white state’ and by the scientist who is his mentor. He dies in disgrace.

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