Wilhelm Peterson-Berger (1867−1942)

Adils och Elisiv, opera in 3 acts

  • Year of composition: 1918-1925
  • Work category: Opera
  • Text author: The composer
  • First performed: 27 February 1927, the Royal Opera, Stockholm
  • Duration: Approx. 120-180 min


2.2*.2.2 / / timp, 2 perc, hp, pno, cel / str,

Solo voices/choir

Solo voices: 1 soprano (Irmegard), 1 soprano, young (Elisiv), 1 boy soprano (Emund), 1 mezzo (Rigmor), 1 mezzo, older (Gudla), 1 tenor (Adils), 4 baritones (Bo Tungel, Knartan, Brian, Seved), 3 basses (Gorm, Wirdo, Toste)
Smaller parts: 3 warriors, 4 guards, messenger, Rigmor's servant
Female choir, S,S,A,A, (Ochlonna's female sevants), Male choir, T.T.B.B (Fornfylke's assemblymen, Adil's army), Mixed choir, S.A.T.B (Ochlonna's servants, Elisiv's bridal suite, Courtiers)

Location for score and part material

The Royal Opera, Stockholm

  • Location autograph: Musik- och teaterbiblioteket

Description of work

(Please refer to this page in Swedish)