Grand Combination Italian and English Opera: Lurline

Event Information

Venue(s):
Academy of Music

Manager / Director:
Max Maretzek

Price: $1.50; $1; $8 private boxes

Event Type:
Opera

Record Information

Status:
Published

Last Updated:
25 September 2019

Performance Date(s) and Time(s)

15 May 1869, 1:00 PM

Program Details

Beginning with the opera’s American premiere on 05/13/69, to be sung in Italian and English on alternate nights. This performance in Italian.

Performers and/or Works Performed

1)
aka Lorelei
Composer(s): Wallace
Text Author: Fitzball
Participants:  Grand Combination Italian and English Opera Company;  Agatha [soprano] States (role: Lurline);  G. [dancer] Novissimo;  Ettore Barili (role: Baron Truenfeiss);  Theodore Habelmann (role: Count Rodolph);  J. Reichardt [Maretzek Italian Opera] (role: Wilhelm);  Giuseppe B. [basso] Antonucci (role: Rhineberg);  Wilhelm Formes (role: Zelleck);  Madame [contralto] Reichardt (role: Libe, A Spirit of the Rhine);  Maria Bonfanti;  Fanny Natali-Testa [contralto] (role: Ghiva)

Citations

1)
Advertisement: New-York Times, 13 May 1869, 7.
2)
Advertisement: Courrier des États-Unis, 13 May 1869.
3)
Advertisement: New York Herald, 15 May 1869, 12.