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Louis Michel Adolphe Deloffre (28 July 1817 – 8 January 1876) was a French violinist and conductor active in London and Paris, who conducted several important operatic premieres in the latter city, particularly by Charles Gounod and Georges Bizet.
An aide-de-camp (French expression meaning literally helper in the military camp) is a personal assistant or secretary to a person of high rank, usually a senior military, police or government officer, a member of a royal family, or a head of state.
Alfred Louis Charles de Musset-Pathay (11 December 1810 – 2 May 1857) was a French dramatist, poet, and novelist.
Andrew Martin Lamb (born 23 September 1942) is an English writer, music historian, lecturer and broadcaster, known for his expertise in light music and musical theatre.
Angers is a city in western France, about southwest of Paris.
Bad Aibling is a spa town and former district seat in Bavaria on the river Mangfall, located some southeast of Munich.
A baritone is a type of classical male singing voice whose vocal range lies between the bass and the tenor voice types.
A bass is a type of classical male singing voice and has the lowest vocal range of all voice types.
A bass-baritone is a high-lying bass or low-lying "classical" baritone voice type which shares certain qualities with the true baritone voice.
Boosey & Hawkes is a British music publisher purported to be the largest specialist classical music publisher in the world.
Brenda Rae is an American operatic soprano who has performed leading roles in opera houses internationally.
Camille du Locle (16 July 18329 October 1903) was a French theatre manager and a librettist.
Célestine Galli-Marié (15 March 1837 – 22 September 1905) was a French mezzo-soprano who is most famous for creating the title role in the opera Carmen.
The Comédie-Française or Théâtre-Français is one of the few state theatres in France and is considered the oldest still-active theatre in the world.
A critical edition of an opera has been defined by American musicologist Philip Gossett as "an edition that bases itself wherever possible on the very finest and most accurate sources for an opera.
Eduard Hanslick (11 September 18256 August 1904) was a German Bohemian music critic.
The Franco-Prussian War or Franco-German War (Deutsch-Französischer Krieg, Guerre franco-allemande), often referred to in France as the War of 1870 (19 July 1871) or in Germany as 70/71, was a conflict between the Second French Empire of Napoleon III and the German states of the North German Confederation led by the Kingdom of Prussia.
Jacques Offenbach (20 June 1819 – 5 October 1880) was a German-born French composer, cellist and impresario of the romantic period.
Jean-Christophe Keck is a French musicologist and conductor, born in Briançon, in 1964.
Jean-Vital Jammes (known by the stage name Ismaël) (28 April 1825 – 13 June 1893)Birth name and life dates are from Pierre (1900).
Joseph-Antoine-Charles Couderc (10 March 1810 – 16 April 1875) was a French operatic tenor (and later baritone) prominent on the stages of the Opéra Comique in Paris where he created numerous roles.
Léon Melchissédec (born Clermont Ferrand, 7 May 1843, died Paris 23 March 1925) was a French baritone who enjoyed a long career in the French capital across a broad range of operatic genres, and later made some recordings and also taught at the Paris Conservatoire.
Le Roi Carotte (King Carrot) is a 4-act opéra-bouffe-féerie with music by Jacques Offenbach and libretto by Victorien Sardou, after E. T. A. Hoffmann.
A libretto is the text used in, or intended for, an extended musical work such as an opera, operetta, masque, oratorio, cantata or musical.
Marianne Crebassa (born 14 December 1986 in Béziers) is a French mezzo-soprano.
Sir Mark Philip Elder, CH, CBE (born 2 June 1947) is a British conductor.
A mezzo-soprano or mezzo (meaning "half soprano") is a type of classical female singing voice whose vocal range lies between the soprano and the contralto voice types.
Nantes (Gallo: Naunnt or Nantt) is a city in western France on the Loire River, from the Atlantic coast.
Opéra comique (plural: opéras comiques) is a genre of French opera that contains spoken dialogue and arias.
The Opéra-Comique is a Parisian opera company, which was founded around 1714 by some of the popular theatres of the Parisian fairs.
Opera is a monthly British magazine devoted to covering all things related to opera.
Opera Rara is a British non-profit recording company, founded in the early 1970s by American Patric Schmid and Englishman Don White to promote concerts of rare and/or forgotten operas by bel canto era composers such as Italian composers Gaetano Donizetti, Giovanni Pacini, Saverio Mercadante, and Federico Ricci, as well as French composers of the 1830s forward such as Giacomo Meyerbeer.
The Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment (OAE) is a British period instrument orchestra.
Orchestration is the study or practice of writing music for an orchestra (or, more loosely, for any musical ensemble, such as a concert band) or of adapting music composed for another medium for an orchestra.
The Paris Commune (La Commune de Paris) was a radical socialist and revolutionary government that ruled Paris from 18 March to 28 May 1871.
Paul Edme de Musset, born in Paris 7 November 1804, died in the same city 17 May 1880, was a French writer.
A vocal score or piano-vocal score is a music score of an opera, or a vocal or choral composition written for orchestral accompaniment, such as an oratorio or cantata.
The Revue des deux Mondes (Review of the Two Worlds) is a French language monthly literary and cultural affairs magazine that has been published in Paris since 1829.
The Royal Festival Hall is a 2,500-seat concert, dance and talks venue within Southbank Centre in London.
Russell Braun (born 19 July 1965) is a Canadian operatic lyric baritone, Juno Award winner.
Dame Sarah Patricia Connolly DBE (born 13 June 1963) is an English mezzo-soprano.
A soprano is a type of classical female singing voice and has the highest vocal range of all voice types.
Tenor is a type of classical male singing voice, whose vocal range is normally the highest male voice type, which lies between the baritone and countertenor voice types.
The Théâtre du Châtelet is a theatre and opera house, located in the place du Châtelet in the 1st arrondissement of Paris, France.
The Marriage of Figaro (Le nozze di Figaro), K. 492, is an opera buffa (comic opera) in four acts composed in 1786 by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, with an Italian libretto written by Lorenzo Da Ponte.
The New Grove Dictionary of Opera is an encyclopedia of opera, considered to be one of the best general reference sources on the subject.
The Tales of Hoffmann (French) is an by Jacques Offenbach.
The is a historic theatre in Vienna located on the Left Wienzeile in the Mariahilf district.
Tours is a city located in the centre-west of France.
Joseph Victor Amédée Capoul (27 February 1839 – 18 February 1924) was a French operatic tenor with a lyric voice and a graceful singing style.
A voice type classifies a singing voice by vocal range, vocal weight, tessitura, vocal timbre, vocal transition points (passaggia) like breaks and lifts, and vocal register.