Bon Appetit!!
Composer: Lee Hoiby
Librettist: Julia Child and Mark Shulgasser
Other Artistic Personnel: John Mauceri (Conductor)
Original Cast: Cynthia Miller (soprano)
Peter Holt (tenor)
Ben Holt (baritone)
Karen Beardsley (soprano)
Danie Heifetz (violin)
Jean Stapleton (actress and singer) as Julia Child
Lee Hoiby (piano)
Premiere Date: March 08, 1989
Producing Company: Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts
Description: Based on a televised 1961 cooking lesson by Child on how to make a deliriously decadent chocolate cake.
Reviews: The Capital Times, Jay Rath, 7-15-00; The Wisconsin State Journal, John Aehl, 7-15-00; Opera, William Shackelford, 9-98; Chicago Sun-Times, Wynne Delacoma, 6-9-98; The Chicago Tribune, John von Rhein, 6-8-98; The Washington Post, Joseph Mclellan, 3-23-98; New York Newsday, Martin Kasindorf, 4-10-89; The Washington Post, Joseph Mclellan, 3-9-89
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Length: 00:20
Total Acts: Not Available
Orchestration: pf - chamber orchestra - woodwind quintet - str quartet
Musical Style: Tonal, conservative, and post-Romantic idiom; lyrical vocal lines
Contact: G. Schirmer, Inc.
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Phone: 212-254-2100
Publisher Web Site: http://www.schirmer.com
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