Opera Scotland

Carmina Burana Songs from Beuren

Music

Carl Orff (born Munich, 10 July 1895; died Munich, 29 March 1982)

Text

The composer.

Source

Anonymous manuscript of medieval songs in both Latin and Middle High German.

 

Premieres

First Performance: Frankfurt (Städtische Bühnen), 8 June 1937.

First Performance in UK: London (Royal Festival Hall), 26 January 1960 (concert).

First performance in Scotland: tbc.

 

Background

 

Soloists

Soprano.

Tenor (occasionally Countetenor)

Baritone.

 

Summary

The Cast

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