Opéra-bouffe in five or four acts
Libretto by Henri Meilhac and Ludovic Halévy; original German version by Karl Treumann; new German versions by Stefan Troßbach and Wolfgang Böhmer; new English version by Richard Duployen (F,G,E)
6S,2M,7T,B; speaking roles; chorus; 2(II=picc).1.2.1-18.104.22.168-timp.perc-strings; Viennese orchestration: 22.214.171.124-126.96.36.199-timp.perc-strings.
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World premiere of version
Vasan Theatre, Stockholm
Edmund Gleede / Hakan Bjerking, director / Royal Swedish Opera / Peter Schmelzer
Fouchécourt / Bou / Garcia / Naouri / Callahan / Wesseling
Sebastien Rouland, cond. / directed by Laurent Pelly (Opéra de Lyon, 2007)
EMI/Virgin DVD 6525112