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Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827)
Fidelio

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Title Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827)
Fidelio
Description Opera in two acts
Libretto by Josef Sonnleithnew and Georg Friedrich Treitschke
Creator Metropolitan Opera
Date January 27, 1992

Metropolitan Opera
Lincoln Center
New York, NY
Contributor Cast:
Jacquino- Donald Kaasch
Marzelline- Sylvia McNair (Debut)
Rocco- Matti Salminen
Leonore- Hildegard Behrens
Don Pizarro- Ekkehard Wlaschiha
First Prisoner- Michael Forest
Second Prisoner- James Courtney
Florestan- Reiner Goldberg (Debut)
Don Fernando- Alan Held

Metropolitan Opera
Christof Perick, conductor
Otto Schenk, production
Boris Aronson, set and costume design
Gil Wechsler, lighting design
Bruce Donnell, stage director
Raymond Hughes, chorus master
Walter Taussig, Philip Eisenberg, John Keenan, Daniel Beckwith, and Franz Vote, musical preparation
Stephen Pickover, assistant stage director
Philip Eisenberg, prompter
Irene Spiegelman, German diction coach
David Reppa, associate designer
Melvyn Broiles, trumpet solo
Relation "Met offers 'Fidelio' with fidelity"
by Bill Zakariasen

Daily News
January 29, 1992
"A Performance Of Doom and Gloom"
by Peter Goodman

New York Newsday
January 29, 1992
"The First Met 'Fidelio' of the Season"
by Edward Rothstein

The New York Times
January 30, 1992
Annotated score available in Sylvia McNair Collection, Cook Music Library
Type Opera

Newspaper article

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Citation

Metropolitan Opera, “Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827)
Fidelio,” Cook Music Library Digital Exhibitions, accessed October 21, 2021, http://collections.libraries.indiana.edu/cookmusiclibrary/items/show/766.