35. Mona Lisa (Max von Schillings)

MONA LISA Opera in 2 acts By Max von Schillings (Op. 31) Libretto: Beatrice Dovsky https://youtu.be/9f-8Y5VoDRw&w=640&h=385 Schillings’ opera is an intense shocker inspired by Leonardo da Vinci’s famous painting, and which plays with ideas of reincarnation and the eternal mysteries of Woman. It was a success in its day, performed throughout Germany, Austria, and Czechoslovakia … Continue reading 35. Mona Lisa (Max von Schillings)

27. Der Trompeter von Säkkingen – Viktor Nessler

DER TROMPETER VON SÄKKINGEN Oper in 3 Acts, with a Prologue By Viktor Nessler Libretto: Rudolf Bunge, after Joseph Viktor von Scheffel’s poem Der Trompeter von Säckingen First performed: Carola Theater (Stadttheater), Leipzig, 4 May 1884 Dossier Next in our line-up of comic operas: one of the most popular German works of the late nineteenth … Continue reading 27. Der Trompeter von Säkkingen – Viktor Nessler