THE WEDDING (Die Hochzeit), WWV31

THE WEDDING (Die Hochzeit), WWV31
"THE WEDDING" A FIRST ABANDONED OPERA by  Henri PERRIER In his twentieth year, Richard Wagner began his first attempt in opera with The Wedding (Die Hochzeit) whose text he wrote himself, as he would always do thereafter, and began the composition of the first act. The complete libretto was written in Bohemia, Pravonin and Prague...

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THE FAIRIES (DIE FEEN), WWV32

THE FAIRIES (DIE FEEN), WWV32
THE FAIRIES (Die Feen) Grand romantic opera in three acts Libretto and music by Richard Wagner, after Carlo Gozzi's play La donna serpente Premiere : June 29, 1888 in Munich, led by Franz Fischer Cast : THE FAIRY KING (bass) ADA, a fairy (soprano) ZEMINA, a fairy (soprano) FARZANA, a fairy (soprano) ARINDAL, King of...

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THE BAN ON LOVE (DAS LIEBESVERBOT), WWV38

THE BAN ON LOVE (DAS LIEBESVERBOT), WWV38
THE BAN ON LOVE or THE NOVICE OF PALERMO (Das Liebesverbot oder Die Novizie von Palermo) Grand opera (singspiel) in two acts Text and music by Richard Wagner, after Shakespeare's play Measure for Measure Premiere: 19th march 1836, Magdeburg, led by the composer Cast: FRIEDRICH, governor of Sicily (bass-baritone) LUZIO, a young nobleman (tenor) CLAUDIO, a young nobleman (tenor) ANTONIO,...

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