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  • David Murray


Opera in three acts by Richard Strauss to his own libretto; Weimar, Grossherzogliches Hoftheater, 10 May 1894.

The successful première of this first Strauss opera proved to be a false dawn. He had greatly hoped for a première not in provincial Weimar, where he was serving as Kapellmeister to the Grand Duke of Saxe-Weimar-Eisenach, but in his native city of Munich. When at last ...

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