Karla

1 act opera

Leonard Lehrman

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Text: Libretto by Leonard Lehrman, based on Notes from "A Lady at a Dinner Party" by Bernard Malamud.
Publisher: Theodore Presser Company
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During the course of a dinner party, an affair begins between Karla, the wife of a renowned architect, and her husband?s former student. Karla passes him notes throughout dinner, and a visit to the bedroom to see Karla?s babies results in a motel room assignation, but ?

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Cast Voices Lyric Soprano, Mezzo-soprano, High Contralto or "gutsy"Mezzo-soprano, Tenor, Bass-baritone, Lyric Baritone, Female Speaking part
Composition Date 1974
Duration 00:45:00
Orchestration 2(Picc.) 2(E.H.) 2(B.Cl.) 2 - 2 2 2 1; Timp. Perc. Syn. Pno. 2Vln. Vla. Vcl. Cb.
Premiere August, 1974. Presented in concert by Ithaca Opera Association, conducted by Leonard Lehrman.