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The Student Prince

The Student Prince The Student Prince is an operetta in four acts with music by Sigmund Romberg and book and lyrics by Dorothy Donnelly. It is based on Wilhelm Meyer-Förster’s play Old Heidelberg. The piece has elements of melodrama but lacks the swashbuckling style common to Romberg’s other works. The plot is mostly faithful to […]

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Albert Herring – Opera by Benjamin Britten

Albert Herring Albert Herring Chamber opera by Benjamin Britten The composer in 1968 Librettist Eric Crozier Language English Based on Le Rosier de Madame Husson by Guy de Maupassant Premiere 20 June 1947 (1947-06-20) Glyndebourne Festival Opera Albert Herring, Op. 39, is a chamber opera in three acts by Benjamin Britten. Composed in the winter of 1946 and […]