The Canterville Ghost

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The Canterville Ghost
  • Opera in one act
  • Libretto by the composer, based on Oscar Wilde’s “The Canterville Ghost”
  • Sung in English
  • Running time: Approximately 60 minutes

Roles: Virginia (soprano), Mrs. Otis (mezzo-soprano), 1st Twin/1st Boy/1st Voice from Tapestry (mezzo-soprano), 2nd Twin/2nd Boy/2nd Voice from Tapestry (mezzo-soprano), Cecil Cheshire (tenor), Hiram Otis (baritone), Ghost/Sir Simon (bass), Family at Gravesite/Guests/Staff (non-speaking)

Orchestration: 2 flutes, piccolo, 2 oboes, English horn, 2 clarinets, bass clarinet, 2 bassoons, contrabassoon, 2 horns, trumpet, 2 trombones, tuba, 2 percussion, harp, piano/celesta/harpsichord, strings (piano reduction available)

The Canterville Ghost - Trailer

A trailer for The Canterville Ghost, presented in a double feature with Leoncavallo's Pagliacci at Oper Leipzig.