Antigone-Legend (1986)

Original id: 
Start date: 
25 October 1986
End date: 
26 October 1986
Degree of relationship to ancient play: 
Distant relative
Production notes: 
Musical composition for soprano and piano (53 minutes) which uses Judith Malina's translation of Bertolt Brecht's 189-line poem which summarises (and was written at the same time as) his version of Sophocles' Antigone. This performance was recorded and released on CD format. See ID 7502 for the 1983 première of this work.
Media of production: 
Orchestral and incidental music
Ancient works:

Information related to this production

Person Role Notes
Carol Plantamura Singer soprano
Carol Plantamura Producer
Frederic Rzewski Composer
Frederic Rzewski Instrumentalist piano
Venue Festival Dates Notes
University of California (San Diego, State of California, United States) 24 October, 1986 to 25 October, 1986 in the Mandeville Auditorium
Source Format Location if held at the APGRD Pagination
Rzewski: Antigone-Legend / Jefferson CD archive 27 of CD booklet

How to cite this production

Antigone-Legend (1986), accessed at <11 December 2023>