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RAAFF (2004)
An opera in two acts and an epilogue
text: Janine Brogt

Duration: 80'
6soloists actor GK4 fl(fl-a pic) ob(eh) cl(sax-a) cl (cl-b cl-cb) fg(cfg) h trp trb tb timp 3perc
pf g-b 4vl 4vla 3vc 2cb

Commissioned by the “Nederlandse Opera” with financial support of the
Fund for the Creation of Music.
Dedicated to Pierre!

Premiered on the 23rd of June 2004 in the “Gashouder” in Amsterdam
by Marcel Reijans (Anton Raaff), Danielle de Niese (Dorothea Wendling),
Mark Tevis (M.), Annett Andriesen (Victoria Vorst), Monique Scholte (Frida Parmigiani),
David Wilson-Johnson (Marcello Ludwig) and Paul Rigter (Kendo King).
Nieuw Ensemble Orchestra and the Vocaal Ensemble (Chorus)
conducted by Lawrence Renes.
photos of the Netherlands Opera production

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PERFORMANCES

30 June 2004
Gashouder van de Westergasfabriek
De Nederlandse Opera in coprodction with Holland Festival
Singers, Marcel Reijans, Danielle de Niese, Mark Tavis, Annett Andriesen, David Wilson-Johnson, Monique Scholte
Chorus of DNO, Orchestra of the Nieuw Ensemble conducted by Lawrence
Renes

29 June 2004
Gashouder van de Westergasfabriek
De Nederlandse Opera in coprodction with Holland Festival
Singers, Marcel Reijans, Danielle de Niese, Mark Tavis, Annett Andriesen, David Wilson-Johnson, Monique Scholte
Chorus of DNO, Orchestra of the Nieuw Ensemble conducted by Lawrence
Renes

27 June 2004
Gashouder van de Westergasfabriek
De Nederlandse Opera in coprodction with Holland Festival
Singers, Marcel Reijans, Danielle de Niese, Mark Tavis, Annett Andriesen, David Wilson-Johnson, Monique Scholte
Chorus of DNO, Orchestra of the Nieuw Ensemble conducted by Lawrence
Renes

26 June 2004
Gashouder van de Westergasfabriek
De Nederlandse Opera in coprodction with Holland Festival
Singers, Marcel Reijans, Danielle de Niese, Mark Tavis, Annett Andriesen, David Wilson-Johnson, Monique Scholte
Chorus of DNO, Orchestra of the Nieuw Ensemble conducted by Lawrence
Renes

24 June 2004
Gashouder van de Westergasfabriek
De Nederlandse Opera in coprodction with Holland Festival
Singers, Marcel Reijans, Danielle de Niese, Mark Tavis, Annett Andriesen, David Wilson-Johnson, Monique Scholte
Chorus of DNO, Orchestra of the Nieuw Ensemble conducted by Lawrence
Renes

23 June 2004
Gashouder van de Westergasfabriek
De Nederlandse Opera in coprodction with Holland Festival
Singers, Marcel Reijans, Danielle de Niese, Mark Tavis, Annett Andriesen, David Wilson-Johnson, Monique Scholte
Chorus of DNO, Orchestra of the Nieuw Ensemble conducted by Lawrence
Renes

 

 


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