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La demande en mariage (A Marriage Proposal) op.21
 

chamber opera
Composition : 1997 - 21/1/2000, revision 2005
Dur. : 35mn
soprano, baritone, bass
clarinet (+b.cl.), violoncello, harp
Text: Anton Tchekhov
Libretto : Richard Dubugnon
Première : 06/03/2000, Royal Academy of Music, London
Natalie Raybould (sop), Alex Ashworth (bar), James Gower (bass)
Chimera Ensemble, dir. Ed Gardner
Première revised version : 02/09/2005, Théâtre l'Oriental, Vevey (CH)
Opera Studio Montreux-Vevey
Françoise Aleysson (sop), Philippe Renaud-Danthe (bar), Sylvain Muster (bass)
Hélène Ferret (vc), Asami Uemura (hp), Laurent Bruttin (cl), dir. Jonathan Haskell,
Simone Audemars (stage director)

 
Les Messages Personnels, op.11 pdf
 

Music Theatre for soprano, double bass and piano
Composition : 03/07/1994 (rév. 1995)
Dur. : 18mn
Commission : Orbec Festival, Normandy, 50th D-Day Anniversary
Première : July 1994
Nicole Kuster (sop), Richard Dubugnon (db), Keiko Abe (pno).
First complete perf. : 07/04/1995, Salle Maurice Fleuret, Paris Conservatoire
Sandra Zeltzer (sopr), Richard Dubugnon (db), Marie-Jeanne Serero (piano). 

 
L'Autre, op.59 pdf
 

Melodrama for narrator (mezzo-soprano), clarinet in Bb and accordion
Composition : 02/02/2012
Dur. : 20mn
Commission : O.S.C.A.C Plumes & Partitions Competition, Quimper (F)
Première : 22/03/2012 in Rennes, 23/03/12 in Ploermel
Jeanne-Marie Lévy (narrator/mezzo), Aude Buet (cl.), Mélanie Brégant (acc.)

 
Pygmalion, op.60 pdf
 

Melodrama for actor, dance, viola, double bass and accordion
Composition : Dec 2011 - July 2012
Dur. : 50mn
Commission : Le Châtelard Theatre (Ferney-Voltaire)
Première : 27 September 2012
Georges Grbic (Pygmalion), Marion Rolland (va), Richard Dubugnon (db), Mélanie Brégant (acc.), Simone Audemars (direction), Roland Deville (decors).