This work is likely not in the public domain in the US (due to first publication with the required notice after , plus renewal or “restoration” under the. Lehár’s 28th completed work for the stage, Paganini (), took fourteen months to compose, and typifies the last phase of the silver age of operetta. It is also. The title role in Paganini was the first that Lehár wrote expressly for Richard Tauber, although he had already sung in Zigeunerliebe and Frasquita some years.

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He entrances the listeners with his practising, amongst whom is Princess Elisa. Follow us on Twitter.

Paganini | Lehar, Franz | Opera & Operetta | Josef Weinberger

Kristiane Kaiser, after a good but slightly hesitant start, only gets better and better. Overcome by his passion for playing cards, Paganini gambles away his priceless Stradivarius. The opinions of the villagers are divided regarding this “musical sorcerer” on the violin.

Another love story sails up. He takes his leave of her, however, assuring her that “No other woman stand between us, but I must, nevertheless, go alone because I must remain alone.

In the event it turned out that the Berlin production was a great success and ran for three months. At the same time, another unexpected guest appears – Paganini! Support us financially by purchasing this disc from. A second meeting between Anna Elisa and Paganini is interrupted by several passers-by. He has gradually taken on more dramatic roles over the last few years — singing Lohengrin and Otello among other things. A knock at the door is heard: Unsuspectingly he succumbs to her charms and dedicates to her the love song originally composed for Anna Elisa.


Paganini is to leave town immediately!

Subscribe to our free weekly review listing sample Sample: Donate and keep us afloat. Sinfonie Concertanti for two flutes and orchestra. It should be considered by all operetta enthusiasts.

An operetta in 3 acts: I have a better suggestion: IL Carnevale di Venezia Clarinet with orchestra. When pagaini second act begins six months have passed and Paganini has been appointed maestro di capella of the court in Lucca, where the Prince and Princess reign — and Bella is the prima donna.

Paganini (Lehár, Franz)

One of the finest versions. Tauber had a contract with the Berlin State Opera, which required him to be pgaanini Stockholm at the time of the Vienna premiere.

It is also one of the many biographical operettas that were popular in the first part of the twentieth century, in which historical figures became the central figures in theatrically bittersweet love affairs. Zoran Todorovich, who has taken part in several earlier operetta recordings for CPO, is here at his most charming and brilliant.


The men, however, are quite sceptical, wishing he’d go to the devil.

Paganini temporarily takes paanini in a village, on the way pagnaini perform at the court in Lucca. Anna Elisa has her entrance song, backed up by the chorus of villagers and then hears the violin playing and wonders who it is.

The Prince is left with no other choice than to lift the ban. You can also use this FreeFind but it is not so comprehensive. Then follows the most famous song in the operetta and one of the most famous in any operetta: The artists have got together to play a card game call chances. Paganini reassures him that his one and only love is lehwr violin. Set in Italy inthe story tells of the legendary violinist’s romance with the sister of Napoleon.