Julie (Boesmans opera)

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Not to be confused with Miss Julie (Rorem opera), the 1965 opera by Ned Rorem, or Miss Julie (Alwyn opera), the 1977 opera by William Alwyn.

Julie is a one-act chamber opera written by the Belgian composer Philippe Boesmans who is composer-in-residence of the Brussels opera house, La Monnaie. It is based on August Strindberg's 1888 play, Miss Julie, with a libretto by Luc Bondy and Marie Louise-Bischofberger written in German.[1]

It received its premiere production in March 2005 at La Monnaie,[2] and was subsequently seen in Vienna and as part of the July 2005 Festival d‘Aix-en-Provence. A live performance was recorded at Aix-en-Provence and released on DVD.


  1. ^ "Philippe Boesmans: Julie (2005)". Alibris. Retrieved 7 March 2014. 
  2. ^ "Julie". Digital archives of la Monnaie. Retrieved 7 March 2014. 

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