Login      
November 4, 1965 | New York City Opera
Miss Julie
Composer:Ned Rorem
Librettist:Kenward Elmslie
Synopsis
The opera takes place on a country estate in Sweden during a Midsummer Eve celebration in the 1880s. Miss Julie is the jaded daughter of a count and is engaged to Neils. She treats him very badly, and he breaks off their engagement in disgust. She then seduces her father's valet, John, in front of his fiancée, Christine, and steals from the count to finance John's plan of escaping to Lake Como. In desperation, she takes John's suggestion and slashes her wrists with his razor.

Productions
Click company name to view productions details.
COMPANYTITLEDATES
Curtis Institute of MusicMiss Julie11/1/2003 - 11/7/2003


Title Information

All information is derived from OPERA America's Season Schedule of Performances and titles databases which date back to 1991. OPERA America is constantly updating this data. If you feel that a work or an artist has been omitted or that information is incorrect, please use the linked forms below.
Title Information Form
Artist Information Form

Approximate Runtime (hh:mm)
01:30

Musical Style
Heavily influenced by the French school, Rorem is considered a master of prosody and lyricism; tonal, lyrical arias, choral ensembles

Vocal & Musical Forces
Two flutes, 2 oboes, 2 clarinets, 2 bassoons, 3 horns, 2 trumpets, 2 trombones, timpani, 2 percussion (extensive), guitar, harp, strings; 2 sopranos, soprano (or boy soprano), mezzo-soprano, 2 tenors, bass-baritone

Original Cast
Marguerite Willauer (Miss Julie)
Donald Gramm (John)
Elaine Bonazzi (Christine)
Richard Krause (Niels)
Betsy Hepburn (Wildcat Boy)
Don Yule (Stableboy)
Nico Castel and Joan Summers (Young Couple)



 
STORED ADMIN COOKIE *
actor id: 0
name:
company:
email
ind id: 0
memb level: 0
expiration date: 12:00:00 AM
current url: /Applications/NAWD/titles.aspx
Login As
* Visible only to OPERA America Administrators for testing purposes. Shows security cookie contents.
 
 
————
National Opera Center
330 Seventh Avenue, New York, NY 10001
212.796.8620   •   Info@operamerica.com
CONNECT WITH US
                 

PARTNERS
 
Terms of Service   •   Privacy Policy   •   Copyright Policy   © Copyright 1995–2021 OPERA America Inc.