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Gioielli della Madonna, I [Der Schmuck der Madonna](‘The Jewels of the Madonna’)locked

  • John C.G. Waterhouse


Opera in three acts by Ermanno Wolf-Ferrari to a libretto by Carlo Zangarini and Enrico Golisciani; Berlin, Kurfürstenoper, 23 December 1911 (text revised in 1933).

It is unfortunate that this crudely melodramatic opera, in which Wolf-Ferrari strayed a long way from his most natural line of country, has received more attention in the English-speaking world than any of his masterpieces. His immediate reasons for temporarily turning his back on the gracefully updated ...

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