Akhnaten

Akhnaten

Opera


Overview


Synopsis

The opera explores the rise and fall of the œheretic Pharaoh, Akhnaten. Akhnaten's short-lived but world-shattering reign was marked by his imposition of a monotheistic religious tradition on society that lead to immediate upheaval in the realms of artistic expression, architecture and social mores.


Characters

Male

Lead

Countertenor

Female

Lead

Mezzo-Soprano

Male

Lead

Tenor



Show Information

Category
Opera
Number of Acts:
2 Acts
Cast Size
small
Licensor:
None/royalty-free
Casting Notes:
Mostly male cast
Includes late teen, young adult, adult, early teen, mature adult, child characters