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South Pole


2013-2015
a double opera in two parts
libretto by Tom Holloway


commissioned by Bayerische Staatsoper

durata » 60'+60'

first performance » 31/1/2016 » Bayerische Staatsoper
Rolando Villazón, Thomas Hampson, Tara Erraught, Mojca Erdmann
conducted by Kirill Petrenko
staged by Hans Neuenfels

Bärenreiter BA 11147



(4.3.2+6.3 - 2+6.4.3.1 - acc, harp, pno 4 hands, 4perc - 14.12.10.8.6)

(On stage – Team Scott)
Kathleen (Mezzo)
Scott (Tenor)
Bowers (Tenor)
Evans (Tenor)
Wilson (Tenor)
Oates (Tenor)
Carusophone (old gramophone playing La fleur que tu m’avais jetée from Carmen by Georges Bizet, recorded by Enrico Caruso, voice only)
Pony 1 (Hn.) Pony 2 (Hn.) Pony 3 (Hn.) Pony 4 (Hn.) Pony 5 (Hn.) Pony 6 (Hn.)

(Team Amundsen)
Land Lady (Soprano)
Amundsen (Baritone)
Bjaaland (Baritone)
Hanssen (Baritone)
Wisting (Baritone)
Johansen (Baritone)
Gramophone (old gramophone playing Solveig’s Song from Peer Gynt by Edvard Grieg, recorded by Borghild Bryhn Langaard, voice only)
Dog 1 (Cl.) Dog 2 (Cl.) Dog 3 (Cl.) Dog 4 (Cl.) Dog 5 (Cl.) Dog 6 (Cl.)



reduced version Darmstadt 2017
(4.3.2+6.3 - 2+6.4.3.1 - acc, harp, pno 4 hands, 4perc - 10.8.6.5.4)


pdf score - free download