The Abduction of FigaroThe Abduction of Figaro, S. 384, 492. Simply Grand Opera in Three Acts,
9 principals with doubling; SATB chorus, corpse de ballet; 2-2-2-2; 2-2-3-0; Timp., 2 Perc., Ukelele/Pedal Steel/El. Guitar [1 player]; Keyboard [piano or Harpsichord]; Strings, (August 30, 1981), (2.5 hrs.).
Available on rental from Theodore Presser Company.
Performance available on the DVD P.D.Q. Bach: The Abduction of Figaro.
Overture also published separately.
Premiere: April 24, 1984, the Minnesota Opera Company in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
Selected performances: December 27-30, 1984, at Avery Fisher Hall at Lincoln Center (concert excerpts).