A King Against His Will
DER KONIG WIDER WILLEN In three acts by EMANUEL CHABRIER. Text after a comedy written by ANCELOT, from EMILE DE NAJAC and PAUL BURANI. The composer has recently become known in Germany by his opera Gwendoline, performed at Leipsic a sho...
A Night's Rest At Granada
NACHTLAGER VON GRANADA. In two acts by CONRADIN KREUTZER. Text taken from Kind's drama of the same name by Freiherr K. VON BRONN. This little opera, which literally overflows with charming songs and true German melody, has never passed t...
In one act by WEBER. Text by HIEMER. This little opera, composed by Weber in his early youth and first represented at Dresden under the composer's own direction, for a time fell into utter oblivion, but has lately been reproduced. Thoug...
Grand romantic Opera in four acts by GIUSEPPE VERDI. Text by ANTONIO GHISLANZONI. Translated into German by S. SCHANZ. English version by KENNEY. This opera owes its great popularity not only to its brilliant music and skilful instrumentati...
In three acts by FLOTOW. Text after the French by W. FRIEDRICH. Flotow, who composed this little opera when at Paris in the year 1844, that is long before his Martha, had the satisfaction of scoring a great success on the evening of its fi...
In five acts by GLUCK. Text by PHIL. QUINAULT. The poet Quinault wrote the libretto of this opera for another composer, Lully, but almost one hundred years later, Gluck, recognizing the genuine richness of this French production, availed...
Ballo In Maschera
CCHAOTER Lyric Drama In five acts by VERDI. Text by F. M. PIAVE. Auber's success with the opera of the same name inspired Verdi to try his hand at it too. He ordered his friend Piave to write the libretto for him and in 1854 the opera wa...
(DER BAeRENHAeUTER). In three acts by SIEGFRIED WAGNER. In the beginning of the year 1899 a great sensation thrilled through the musical world; Siegfried Wagner had written his first musical drama. Some call him the small son of a great f...
In three acts by HECTOR BERLIOZ. Text by de WAILLY and BARRIER, translated into German by PETER CORNELIUS. This opera by the spirited French musician has had a singular fate. Composed more than forty years ago it never had the success it m...
By Order Of His Highness
(AUF HOHEN BEFEHL.) In three acts by CARL REINECKE. Text by the composer after RIEHL's novel: "Ovidius at Court." Reinecke of Leipzig is known both as excellent pianist and composer of no ordinary talent. The Dresden theatre has been on...
In four acts by GEORGE BIZET. This opera is essentially Spanish. The music throughout has a southern character and is passionate and original to a high degree. Carmen, the heroine is a Spanish gipsy, fickle and wayward, but endowed with a...
(SICILIAN RUSTIC CHIVALRY). In one act by PIETRO MASCAGNI. Text after Verga's drama of the same name by TARGIONI-TOZZETTI and MENASCI. The composer of this very brief opera is a young man, who has had a most adventurous life notwithstan...
Cosi Fan Tutte
In two acts by MOZART. Text by DA PONTE, newly arranged by L. SCHNEIDER and ED. DEVRIENT. This opera, though lovely in its way, has never had the success, which the preceding Figaro and Don Juan attained, and this is due for the most part...
In three Acts by FERDINAND LEMAIRE. With Music by CAMILLE SAINT-SAENS. German translation by RICHARD POHL. The first performance of this opera in Dresden on November 13th 1900 proved a great success. This opera which was written almos...
In three acts by C. M. VON WEBER. Text by FRIEDRICH KIND. This charming opera done at Dresden 1820, is the most favored of Weber's compositions. It is truly German, being both fantastic and poetic. The libretto is an old German legend an...
The Golden Cross
Gustavus The Third
The Templar And The Jewess
The Nuremberg Doll
Lucia Di Lammermoor
The Sold Bride
The Two Grenadiers
Tristan And Isolda
The Nibelungen Ring
The Queen Of Sheba