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Opera in the 20th century

The history of twentieth-century opera. #5: 1904

In this series we explore the evolution of the art of opera from 1900 to today. In this fifth episode, the highlights of 1904. Once again a busy year in the world of opera, with many beautiful operas. But strangely enough, they didn’t keep to the repertoire, with maybe one exception!

In this episode, parts of:

·      Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov – Pan Voyevoda

·      Antonín Dvořák – Armida ·

.      Pauline Viardot – Cendrillon

·      Franz Lehár – Der Göttergatte

·      Leoš Janáček – Jenůfa

·      Frederick Delius – Koanga

·      Camille Saint-Saëns – Hélène

·      Franco Alfano – Risurrezione

·      Ruggero Leoncavallo – Der Roland von Berlin

Other opera and operetta productions from 1904 are:

  • Henri Christiné- Mam’zelle Chichi
  • Oscar Straus- Die lustigen Nibelungen
  • Harry Lawrence Freeman- Octoroon
  • José Serrano Simeón- La Torería
  • Amadeu Vives- Bohemios
  • Amadeu Vives- El húsar de la guardia
  • Arthur Honegger- Sigismond
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