Zemire und Azor (‘Zemire and Azor’)
- Clive Brown
Romantische Oper in two acts by Louis Spohr to a libretto by Johann Jakob Ihlée after Jean François Marmontel ’s comédie-balletZémire et Azor; Frankfurt, 4 April 1819.
After accepting the post of director of the Frankfurt opera in 1817, Spohr considered a number of possible opera projects. He began work on a version of Apel’s tale ...