March 8, 1989
Bon Appetit!!
Composer:Lee Hoiby
Librettist:Julia Child and Mark Shulgasser
Synopsis
Based on a televised 1961 cooking lesson by Child on how to make a deliriously decadent chocolate cake.

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Approximate Runtime (hh:mm)
00:20

Musical Style
Tonal, conservative, and post-Romantic idiom; lyrical vocal lines

Vocal & Musical Forces
Mezzo-soprano; Piano; chamber orchestra; woodwind quintet; string quartet and piano;

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)


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