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Shirine

2020

Opera

1h45

• Libretto: Atiq Rahimi.

• World premiere: 2 May 2022, Opéra national de Lyon (France) – Jeanne Gérard (Shirine), Julien Behr (Khosrow), Jean-Sébastien Bou (Chapour), Stephen Mills (Chiroya), Théophile Alexandre (Nakissâ), Majdouline Zerari (Chamira), Laurent Alvaro (Bârbad), Florent Karrer (Farhâd), Orchestre et Chœurs de l’Opéra de Lyon, Franck Ollu (cond.), Richard Brunel (director), Étienne Pluss (sets), Wojciech Dziedzic (costume design), Henning Streck (light design), Yann Philippe (video), Catherine Ailloud-Nicolas (dramaturgy).

• Scoring: 2.2.2.2 – 4.2.3.1, timp., 2 perc., piano, celesta, harp, kanun, duduk, blul, strings, 8 soloists, mixed chorus.

• Publisher: Gérard Billaudot.