• Krzysztof Meyer
  • The Cyberiad (1986)

  • Hans Sikorski (USA and Canada only)

Available in the USA and Canada only

  • 333.asx.3/4431/timp.5perc(bells.glock.vib.xyl.mba)/cel.pf.hmn.siren/str
  • SATB, Bass, Tenor choirs; Men's chorus; ballet
  • 3 Tenors, 3 Basses, coloratura Soprano, 2 Mezzo sopranos, 2 Baritones, 2 Altos, speaking roles
  • Libretto by the composer after stories by Stanislaw Lem
  • German

Programme Note

Opera in 3 acts.
(Setting: planet Earth, future cybernaut time.)
The action takes place in a world inhabited by robots. Trull builds Queen Genia three story-telling machines. Their tales offer the insight that only wisdom and truth can save the world, not money, progress, nor perfection.

Libretto by the composer after Stanislaw Lem’s stories The Friend of Automatthias and The Story of the Three Story-telling Machines.
German version (from the Russian) by Jörg Morgener.