Currently, I’m updating the opera database to include ballets that use the saxophone. As I add new works, I’ll highlight some of my findings. Here’s what I found today.
Le Chevalier Errant, by Jacques Ibert
La Fête Chez Thérèse, by Reynaldo Hahn
Gayaneh, by Aram Khachaturian
The Golden Age, ballet, Op. 22, by Dmitry Shostakovich
Soprano Saxophone, 2 Tenor Saxophones
Jeux de Plage, by Eugène Bozza
2 Alto Saxophones
Les Cantiques de Cantiques, by Arthur Honegger
Marie-Galante, by Kurt Weill
2 Alto Saxophones, Tenor/Soprano Saxophone
Chroma, by Joby Talbot
Soprano Saxophone, Alto Saxophone
This is just a sampling. There’s so much more to discover in the database.