Judith Weir: Miss Fortune - Vocal Score

Books | Voice, Opera

Publisher: Chester Music
Composer: Judith Weir
Format: Sheet Music | Vocal Work

Miss Fortune, by British composer Judith Weir, is a contemporary re-telling of a Sicilian folk story. Tina’s wealthy family lose all their possessions overnight and she is thrown into a life of poverty. When her life’s course turns from bad to worse, she makes a date with Fate. Her fortunes mysteriously change, and after several fortuitous happenings, she regains wealth, and, possibly, a husband.

The opera explores what it means to be rich or poor; the mysteries of everyday life; and the effects of chance, luck and accident on human existence.

Miss Fortune had its premiere at the Bregenz Festival in summer 2011.

ISBN: 9781783056354
Skill Level: Intermediate-Advanced Explain this
Published on: 17 March 2014
No of pages: 246
Language: English
Catalogue No: CH76010-01

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