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Szymanowski, Karol - King Roger



Król Roger. König Roger.
Opera in Three Acts.
Vocal Score.

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King (Krol, Konig) Roger.


Premiered in Warsaw on June 19, 1926.


Main Cast:


Roger (baritone)

Roxane (soprano)

Shepherd (tenor)

Edrisi (tenor)

Archbishop of Palermo (bass)

Abbess (mezzo)


An Indian shepherd finds himself in the court of King Roger II of Sicily. He is denounced as a heretic but manages to convert Roger to his Dionysian cult and a bacchanalian revel is held in the ruins of a Greek temple.

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