Der Roland von Berlin (opera)

Der Roland von Berlin is an opera in four acts by composer Ruggero Leoncavallo. The work uses a German-language libretto by Leoncavallo which is based on Willibald Alexis's 1840 historical novel of the same name. The opera premiered at the Königliches Opernhaus in Berlin on 13 December 1904. Its premiere in Italy was given at the Teatro di San Carlo in Naples the following month where it was sung in Italian with the title Rolando.[1]

Der Roland von Berlin
Opera by Ruggero Leoncavallo
LibrettistLeoncavallo
LanguageGerman
Based onDer Roland von Berlin
by Willibald Alexis
Premiere
13 November 1904 (1904-11-13)

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Casaglia, Gherardo (2005). "Der Roland von Berlin". L'Almanacco di Gherardo Casaglia (in Italian).

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