Dinner At Eight: Opera in 2 Acts
EBM EBM00287551/ HL 287551
Nine Singers (Lyric coloratura soprano, 3 Sopranos, 1 Mezzo-soprano, 1 Tenor, 3 Baritones), 7 minor roles Orchestra: 2*2*2**2* ASx 32*11 Timp + 3 Hp Keybd OnstageViola Strgs]
This opera is based on the 1932 play by George S Kaufman and Edna Ferber, in turn adapted in to a movie by George Cukor (1933). Set in American Depression New York, the story presents a glimpse into the lives and troubles of the invitees to a society dinner. Music by William Bolcom and libretto by Mark Campbell.