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Falstaff in Frankfurt on September 23, 2016

Falstaff Giuseppe Verdi 1813-1901 Commedia lirica in three acts Libretto by Arrigo Boito based on Shakespeare’s The Merry Wives of Windsor (1597) and King Henry IV (1597) first performed February 9th 1893, Teatro alla Scala, Milan Sung in Italian with … Continue reading

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THE FLYING DUTCHMAN AT THE OPER FRANKFURT

DER FLIEGENDE HOLLÄNDER (The Flying Dutchman) Richard Wagner 1813 – 1883 Romantic Opera in three acts Libretto by the composer First performed January 2nd 1843, Royal Hoftheater Dresden Sung in German with German surtitles Duration: c. 2 hrs. 15 min. … Continue reading

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Bellini’s LA SONNAMBULA in Frankfurt

LA SONNAMBULA Vincenzo Bellini 1801 – 1835   Melodrama in two acts Libretto by Felice Romani after the libretto by Eugène Scribe for the ballet La Somnambule ou L’Arrivée d’un nouveau Seigneur (1827) by Jean-Pierre Aumer First performed March 6th … Continue reading

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Monteverdi’s L’INCORONAZIONE DI POPPEA in Germany

L’INCORONAZIONE DI POPPEA (The Coronation of Poppea) Claudio Monteverdi 1567 – 1643 Opera in three acts with a prologue Libretto by Giovanni Francesco Busenello First performed in 1642, in Venice Sung in Italian with German surtitles Duration: 3 1/2 hours … Continue reading

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