Nuit des Hommes (Nørgård)

Nuit des hommes is a 1996 chamber opera in two acts by Per Nørgård. The text is compiled from poems by Apollinaire, from which the line "Nuit des hommes seulement" is taken.[1] The opera is for two singers, Alice, a war correspondent (soprano) and Wilhelm, a soldier (tenor).[2]


  • Nørgård: Nuit des Hommes Helene Gjerris (mezzo-soprano), Helge Rønning (tenor), Andreas Hagman (violin), Bodil Rørbech (violin), Markus Falkbring (viola), Fredrik Lindström (cello), Gert Sørensen (percussion) directed Kaare Hansen. Dacapo


  1. ^ Guardian
  2. ^ Ian Herbert, Nicole Leclercq The World of Theatre 1136366849- 2014 p287 "The Wolf Ebermann Prize was awarded to the Danish production Nuit des Hommes by Per Norgard and Jacob F. Schoking by the German ITI Centre. The prize was presented to the winners by the President of the ITI Music Theatre Committee, ."