The Gardens of Adonis
Composer: Hugo Weisgall
Librettist: John Olon-Scrymgeour
Work Web Site: http://www.presser.com/Composers/info.cfm?Name=HUG
Premiere Date: Not available.
Description: Venus, accidentally wounded with one of Cupid’s arrows, falls in love with Adonis, who is not at all smitten, and is more interested in hunting. The situation is not without humour, until Death enters the picture, and Adonis’ fate is sealed.
Reviews: Opera News, Bruce Saylor, September 1992; Omaha World-Herald, Kyle Macmillan, 2-12-1992; Kansas City Star, Scott Cantrell, 9-15-1992; Des Moines Register, Joan Burke, 9-15-1992; New York Times, James R. Oestreih, 9-24-1992; Denver Post, Jeff Bradley, 9-27-1992; USA Today, David Patrick Stearns, 9-10-1992; National Opera Association Newsletter, JoElyn Wakefield-Wright, Fall 1992
Length: 01:50
Total Acts: 2 scenes and a prologue
Orchestration: 3(Picc. AltoFl.) 2(E.H.) 2(A Cl./ B.Cl.) 2 - 2(or4) 2 2 1; Timp. Perc. Pno. Hp. Str.
Contact: Theodore Presser Company
E-mail Address: promotion@presser.com
Phone: 610-592-1222
Publisher Web Site: http://www.presser.com
Schedule of Performances Listings
The Gardens of Adonis (Weisgall)
Saturday, September 12, 1992 - Opera Omaha
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