Lazare (Bruneau)

Lazare is a 1902 French-language drame lyrique/oratorio[1] by Alfred Bruneau to an 1896 poem by Émile Zola.[2]



  1. ^ Joseph McLellan (18 October 1986). "Lazare Rises Again". The Washington Post. Retrieved 3 February 2023. Review of world premiere live performance.
  2. ^ Lawson A. Carter, Zola and the Theater (1977) ISBN 9780837196596 p. 200: "in Zola's conception Lazarus prefers the peace of death to the suffering of life. Appearing with the Christ are Lazarus' mother, ... not possible to say whether this particular passage of the novel preceded the play, or vice versa. Lazare was the first libretto which Zola wrote for Bruneau, ante-dating Messidor. Bruneau recognized at once the difficulty of finding a producer ..."