Das Nachtlager in Granada
Das Nachtlager in Granada (The Night Camp in Granada) is a romantic opera in two acts by Conradin Kreutzer. The libretto is written by Karl Johann Braun von Braunthal based on Johann Friedrich Kind’s drama Das Nachtlager von Granada.
|Das Nachtlager in Granada|
|Opera by Conradin Kreutzer|
Playbill of the premiere
|Translation||The Night Camp in Granada|
|Librettist||Karl Johann Braun von Braunthal|
13 January 1834
Theater in der Josefstadt, Vienna
The premiere of a first version with spoken dialogue was performed on 13 January 1834 at Theater in der Josefstadt, Vienna. The second version (with recitatives) was performed on 9 March 1837 at Theater am Kärntnertor.
It was subsequently given in London at the former Prince's Theatre on 13 May 1840, and in New York City on 15 December 1862.
|Role||Voice type||Premiere Cast, 13 January 1834|
(Conductor: Conradin Kreutzer)
|Gabriele, Ambrosio’s niece||soprano||Anna Segatta|
|Gomez, a young shepherd||tenor||Josef Emminger|
|A hunter||baritone||Karl-Josef Pöck|
|Count Otto, a German nobleman||bass||Brava|
|Vasco, a shepherd||tenor||Rott|
|Pedro, a shepherd||bass||Koch|
|Ambrosio, an old shepherd||bass||Borschitzky|
|An Alcalde||baritone||Josef Preisinger|
|Hunters, servants, shepherds and shepherdesses, magistrates|
- Warrack, John and West, Ewan (1992), The Oxford Dictionary of Opera, 782 pages, ISBN 0-19-869164-5