House of The Sleeping Beauties

2009

As a Composer

Label: Fuga Libera

This opera was recorded during the memorable performance given at the Théâtre Royal de la Monnaie in Brussels under Patrick Davin's baton, in the spring of 2009.

Music       
Kris Defoort
Libretto   
Guy Cassiers
Kris Defoort
Marianne Van Kerkhoven
(based on the book of the same name by Yasunari Kawabata)
Actors    
Dirk Roofthooft
Katelijne Verbeke
Singers    
Barbara Hannigan (soprano)
Omar Ebrahim (baritone)
Chorus    
Susanne Duwe
Alice Foccroulle
Susanne Hawkins
Els Mondelaers
Musicians
Asko I Schönberg A'dam
Conductor

Patrick Davin

piano improvisations by Kris Defoort

CD 1

1. Ouverture 2:24
2. The First Night: Scene 1 3:57
3. The First Night: Scene 2 14:05
4. The First Night: Scene 3 1:02
5. Prelude Second Night 2:57
6. The Second Night: Scene 1 5:43
7. The Second Night: Scene 2 21:59
8. The Second Night: Scene 3 2:33

CD 2 

1. Prelude Third Night 2:08
2. The Third Night: Scene 1 4:49
3. The Third Night: Scene 2 21:42
4. The Third Night: Scene 3 1:17
5. Epilogue 4:09