New grand opera.


Libretto by

Alfred BUNN


Music by

Michael William BALFE


First performance: 27th November 1843, London, Theatre Royal, Drury Lane.

DRAMATIS PERSONAE

Description, name
[sex]
 Voice type
[first performer, sex]
 

Count

Arnheim, governor of Presburg   [ ♂ ]

 

baritone
[ Conrado Borrani,  ♂ ]

 

Thaddeus

a proscribed Pole   [ ♂ ]

 

tenor
[ William Harrison,  ♂ ]

 

Florestein

nephew of the count   [ ♂ ]

 

tenor
[ James Hudson,  ♂ ]

 

Devilshoof

chief of the gypsies   [ ♂ ]

 

bass
[ Stretton,  ♂ ]

 

Captain

of the guard   [ ♂ ]

 

bass
[ Howell,  ♂ ]

 

Officer

  [ ♂ ]

 

tenor
[ Binge,  ♂ ]

 

First gipsy

  [ ♂ ]

 

unknown
[ Birt ]

 

Second gipsy

  [ ♂ ]

 

unknown
[ T. Ridgway ]

 

Arline

the count's daughter   [ ♀ ]

 

soprano
[ Elisabeth Rainforth,  ♀ ]

 

Buda

her attendant   [ ♀ ]

 

other
[ Payne ]

 

Queen

of the gipsies   [ ♀ ]

 

contralto
[ Betts,  ♀ ]

 


Nobles, Soldiers, Gipsies, Retainers, Peasants, etc. etc.


 

Act the first Act the second Act the third

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