La Grande-Duchesse de Gérolstein (The Grand Duchess of Gerolstein) is an opéra bouffe (a form of operetta), in three acts and four tableaux by Jacques Offenbach to an original French libretto by Henri Meilhac and Ludovic Halévy.
“La Grande Duchesse de Gérolstein” or “The Grand Duchess of Gérolstein,” is an opera bouffe in three acts, the music by Jacques Offenbach and the words by Halévy and Meilhac. It was first produced at the Variétés, Paris, April 12, 1867.
The Grand Duchess demotes her general back to ordinary foot soldier, which actually makes him very happy. The Grand Duchess now wants to appoint Baron Grog as her new general and highest-ranking minister, but when she learns that he in fact has a wife and seven children, she leaves everything as it is.
The Grand Duchess Jacques Offenbach. Saturday, October 10, 2015 at 7:00 p.m. Friday, October 16, 2015 at 7:30 p.m. Friday, October 16, 2015 at 3:00 p.m.
Apr 17, 1982 · The Cast THE GRAND DUCHESS OF GEROLSTEIN, opera in three acts by Jacques Offenbach; libretto by Henri Meilhac and Ludovic Halevy. English adaptation by Ruth and Thomas Martin. Conducted by Antonio ...
First performed in Paris in April 1867, La Grande-Duchesse de Gérolstein (The Grand Duchess of Gerolstein) is a satirical critique of unthinking militarism, and was banned in France after the French defeat in the Franco-Prussian War. SYNOPSIS: (Original version) Gerolstein, 1720.
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Offenbach's opera Grand Duchess of Gerolstein: containing the French text, with an English translation: and the music of all the principal airs. [Published by Oliver Ditson & Co., 277 Washington Street, Boston, monographic, 1867] Image.
Grand Duchess Maria Alexandrovna was born on 17 October [O.S. 5 October] 1853 at the Alexander Palace in Tsarskoye Selo.She was the sixth child and only surviving daughter among the eight children of Emperor Alexander II of Russia and his first wife Empress Maria Alexandrovna of Russia, née Princess Marie of Hesse and by Rhine.
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