Overview: Opera in 3 acts, revised edition of Deirdre, originally called Deirdre of the Sorrows
Authorship: Healey Willan
Composition Date: Revised 1962 and 1964-65
Scored For: Nine Voices/SATB/2222/4331/Timp, Harp/Strings
Number of Pages: N/A
Notes About Music: Revised 1962 and 1964-65. First stage and public performance 2 April 1965, MacMillan Theatre, University of Toronto, sung by members of the University’s Opera School: Oskar Raulfs, Donald Young, David Geary, Genevieve Perreault, Jeannette Zarou, Lillian Sukis, Ermanno Mauro, Paul Brown, Thomas Park, Ian Garratt, Herman Rombouts, Lloyd Dean, Maida Rogerson, Nancy Greenwood, Asdghig Shakarian and Marcella Zonta, and orchestra conducted by Ettore Mazzoleni.
Holograph: NL of C. Full score of HWC 030 with inserts and revisions.
Publication: Scarborough, Berandol. Full score and parts on rental.
Recordings: Non-commercial recording (CBC P.A.T. –661011–8; CMC 275).
Score Available: Contact the Healey Willan Society
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