Offenbach - Keck: La Vie parisienne (OEK critical edition) (Pariser Leben) (1866/67/73) 180'

Opéra-bouffe in five or four acts

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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-; Viennese orchestration:
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World Premiere
Palais-Royal, Paris

World premiere of version
Vasan Theatre, Stockholm
Edmund Gleede / Hakan Bjerking, director / Royal Swedish Opera / Peter Schmelzer

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