Opera world premieres at the Paris Opera

2017-07-29T18:09:46+03:00[Europe/Moscow] en true La reine de Saba, Benvenuto Cellini (opera), Le comte Ory, The Nightingale (opera), Les Indes galantes, Mavra, Don Carlos, Les vêpres siciliennes, Le Cid (opera), Jérusalem, La favorite, Les Huguenots, Thaïs (opera), William Tell (opera), Tarare (opera), Robert le diable, La muette de Portici, Hippolyte et Aricie, Le prophète, La Juive, Castor et Pollux, Iphigénie en Aulide, L'Africaine, Hamlet (opera), Médée (Charpentier), Iphigénie en Tauride, Dardanus (opera), Dom Sébastien, Sapho (Gounod), Cadmus et Hermione, Stradella (opera) flashcards Opera world premieres at the Paris Opera
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  • La reine de Saba
    An English reworking of the libretto by Henry Farnie "interwoven [with] certain legends and traditions of freemasonry" was titled Irene.
  • Benvenuto Cellini (opera)
    Benvenuto Cellini is an opera semiseria in two acts with music by Hector Berlioz and libretto by Léon de Wailly and Henri Auguste Barbier.
  • Le comte Ory
    Le comte Ory is an opéra written by Gioachino Rossini in 1828.
  • The Nightingale (opera)
    The Nightingale (Russian: Соловей - Solovyei; French: Le rossignol) is a Russian conte lyrique in three acts by Igor Stravinsky.
  • Les Indes galantes
    On 25 November 1725, after French settlers in Illinois sent Chief Agapit Chicagou of the Metchigamea and five other chiefs to Paris, they met with Louis XV.
  • Mavra
    Mavra is a one-act opera buffa composed by Igor Stravinsky, and one of the earliest works of Stravinsky's 'neo-classical' period.
  • Don Carlos
    Don Carlos is a five-act grand opera composed by Giuseppe Verdi to a French-language libretto by Joseph Méry and Camille du Locle, based on the dramatic play Don Carlos, Infant von Spanien (Don Carlos, Infante of Spain) by Friedrich Schiller.
  • Les vêpres siciliennes
    Les vêpres siciliennes (The Sicilian Vespers) is a grand opéra in five acts by the Italian romantic composer Giuseppe Verdi set to a French libretto by Eugène Scribe and Charles Duveyrier from their work Le duc d'Albe, which was written in 1838.
  • Le Cid (opera)
    It was first performed by a star-studded cast at the Paris Opéra on 30 November 1885 in the presence of President Grévy, with Jean de Reszke as Rodrigue.
  • Jérusalem
    Jérusalem is a grand opera in four acts by Giuseppe Verdi.
  • La favorite
    La favorite (The Favorite, sometimes referred to by its Italian title: La favorita) is a grand opera in four acts by Gaetano Donizetti to a French-language libretto by Alphonse Royer and Gustave Vaëz, based on the play Le comte de Comminges by Baculard d'Arnaud.
  • Les Huguenots
    Les Huguenots (French pronunciation: ​[le ˈyg(ə)no]) is a French opera by Giacomo Meyerbeer, one of the most popular and spectacular examples of the style of grand opera.
  • Thaïs (opera)
    Thaïs (French pronunciation: ​[ta.is]) is an opera, entitled 'comédie lyrique' in three acts and seven tableaux, by Jules Massenet to a French libretto by Louis Gallet, based on the novel Thaïs by Anatole France.
  • William Tell (opera)
    Guillaume Tell (English: William Tell, Italian: Guglielmo Tell) is an opera in four acts by Gioachino Rossini to a French libretto by Étienne de Jouy and Hippolyte Bis.
  • Tarare (opera)
    Tarare is an opéra (tragédie lyrique) composed by Antonio Salieri to a French libretto by Pierre Beaumarchais.
  • Robert le diable
    Robert le diable (Robert the Devil) is an opera in five acts composed by Giacomo Meyerbeer from a libretto written by Eugène Scribe and Germain Delavigne.
  • La muette de Portici
    The work has an important place in music history as the earliest French grand opera.
  • Hippolyte et Aricie
    Rameau was almost 50 when he wrote Hippolyte et Aricie and there was little in his life to suggest he was about to embark on a major new career as an opera composer.
  • Le prophète
    Le prophète (The Prophet) is an opera in five acts by Giacomo Meyerbeer.
  • La Juive
    La Juive (French pronunciation: ​[la ʒɥiv]) (The Jewess) is a grand opera in five acts by Fromental Halévy to an original French libretto by Eugène Scribe; it was first performed at the Opéra, Paris, on 23 February 1835.
  • Castor et Pollux
    Charles Dill proposes that Rameau had composed the 1737 opera just after working with Voltaire on the opera "Samson" that was never completed, after which he composed "Castor et Pollux" implementing Voltaire's aesthetics.
  • Iphigénie en Aulide
    Iphigénie en Aulide (Iphigeneia in Aulis) is an opera in three acts by Christoph Willibald Gluck, the first work he wrote for the Paris stage.
  • L'Africaine
    L'Africaine (The African Woman) is a grand opera in five acts, the last work of the composer Giacomo Meyerbeer.
  • Hamlet (opera)
    Hamlet is a grand opera in five acts of 1868 by the French composer Ambroise Thomas, with a libretto by Michel Carré and Jules Barbier based on a French adaptation by Alexandre Dumas, père, and Paul Meurice of William Shakespeare's play Hamlet.
  • Médée (Charpentier)
    Médée is a tragédie mise en musique in five acts and a prologue by Marc-Antoine Charpentier to a French libretto by Thomas Corneille.
  • Iphigénie en Tauride
    Iphigénie en Tauride (Iphigenia in Tauris) is a 1779 opera by Christoph Willibald Gluck in four acts.
  • Dardanus (opera)
    (This article is about the opera by Rameau. For the opera by Sacchini, see Dardanus (Sacchini).) Dardanus is a tragédie lyrique in five acts by Jean-Philippe Rameau.
  • Dom Sébastien
    It is a historic-fiction about King Sebastian of Portugal (1554-1578) and his ill-fated 1578 expedition to Morocco.
  • Sapho (Gounod)
    Sapho is a 3-act opera by Charles Gounod to a libretto by Émile Augier which was premiered by the Paris Opera at the Salle Le Peletier on 16 April 1851.
  • Cadmus et Hermione
    Cadmus et Hermione is a tragédie en musique in a prologue and five acts by Jean-Baptiste Lully.
  • Stradella (opera)
    The storyline of the opera is fashioned from the fanciful legend told by Pierre Bourdelot in his 1715 Histoire de la musique.