List of operas by Ernst Krenek

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This is a list of operas by the Austrian-born (later American) composer Ernst Krenek (1900–1991).

Opus Title Genre Sub­divisions Libretto Composition Première date Place, theatre
14 Die Zwingburg szenische Kantate 1 act Fritz Demuth and Franz Werfel 1922 20 October 1924 Berlin, Staatsoper
17 Der Sprung über den Schatten komische Oper 3 acts composer 1923 9 June 1924 Oper Frankfurt
21 Orpheus und Eurydike Schauspiel 3 acts Oskar Kokoschka 1923 27 November 1926 Kassel, Staatstheater
36 Bluff musikalische Komödie 3 acts Carl von Levetzow, after George Gribble 1924-25    
45 Jonny spielt auf 2 acts composer 1925 10 February 1927 Leipzig Opera
49 Der Diktator tragische Oper 1 act composer 1926 6 May 1928 Wiesbaden, Staatstheater
50 Das geheime Königreich Märchenoper 1 act composer 1926-27 6 May 1928 Wiesbaden, Staatstheater
55 Schwergewicht, oder Die Ehre der Nation burleske Operette 1 act composer 5 November 1927 Cologne, Opera
60 Leben des Orest grosse Oper 5 acts composer 1928-29 19 January 1930 Leipzig, Neues Theater
66 Kehraus um St Stephan Satire mit musik 2 acts composer 1930 6 December 1990 Vienna, Ronacher
73 Karl V Bühnenwerk mit Musik 2 parts composer 1931-33 first version: 22 June 1938;
second version: 11 May 1958
Prague, Neues Deutsches Theater;
Düsseldorf, Deutsche Oper am Rhein
77 Cefalo e Procri fable prologue and 3 scenes Rinaldo Küfferle 15 September 1934 Venice, Teatro Goldoni
90 Tarquin drama with music 2 parts Emmet Lavery 1940-41 16 July 1950 Cologne Opera
111 What Price Confidence? komische Kammeroper 9 scenes composer 1945-46 22 May 1962 Saarbrücken, Stadttheater
125 Dark Waters   1 act composer 1950 2 May 1951 Los Angeles, Bovard Auditorium
144 Pallas Athene weint prologue and 3 acts composer 1952-55 17 October 1955 Hamburg, Staatsoper
153 The Bell Tower 1 act composer, after Herman Melville 1955-56 17 March 1957 Urbana, Illinois, Lincoln Hall Theatre
179 Ausgerechnet und verspielt Spieloper 1 act composer 25 July 1962 Vienna, ORF
186 Der goldene Bock (Chrysomallos)   4 acts composer 1962-63 16 June 1964 Hamburg, Staatsoper
192 Der Zauberspiegel television opera 14 scenes composer 1963-66 6 September 1967 Munich, Bayerischer Rundfunk
206 Sardakai, oder Das kommt davon 11 scenes composer 1967-69 27 June 1970 Hamburg, Staatsoper
217 Flaschenpost vom Paradies oder Der englische Ausflug television opera composer 1973 8 March 1974 Vienna, ORF

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Sources

  • Purkis, Charlotte (1992b). "Krenek, Ernst". The New Grove Dictionary of Opera, ed. Stanley Sadie, 4 vols. London: Macmillan Press. ISBN 0-333-73432-7