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A Unicorn For Christmas

opera in three acts

Year:  1962   ·  Duration:  2h
Instrumentation:  10 singers, childrens' chorus, orchestra: 2121; 2200; perc.; piano; strings

Year:  1962
Duration:  2h
Instrumentation  10 singers, childrens' chor...

Composer:   David Farquhar

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A Christmas opera in 3 acts, based on a Ngaio Marsh play, and including audience participation in a number of carols.

Commissioned note

Commissioned by the Arts Advisory Council (now Creative New Zealand)

Contents note

Three Acts

Text note

Libretto by Ngaio Marsh

Performance history

12 Dec 1962: Performed by NZ Opera, NZBC Concert Orchestra conducted by John Hopkins