1879

Wiener Staatsoper (Kaiserlich-Königliches Hof-Operntheater), Vienna, 1879

Performance information

Theatre: Wiener Staatsoper (Kaiserlich-Königliches Hof-Operntheater)

Address: Vienna State Opera House, Opernring 2, 1010 Wien, Austria

Date of first performance: 27 February 1879

Number of performances: 98

Company/impresario: Franz Jauner

Performers and creatives

  • Carmen: Pauline Lucca / Bertha Ehnn / Lilly Lehmann
  • Don Jose: Georg Müller / Albert Stritt / Heinrich Ernst
  • Micaela: Auguste Kraus / Mila Kupfer-Berger / Anna Riegl
  • Escamillo: Emil Scaria / Louis V. Bignio / Karl Sommer / Franz Krolop
  • Conductor: Hans Richter
  • Director: Franz Jauner / Carl Telle (choreography)
  • Sets: Carlo Brioschi
  • Costume: Franz Jauner? based on pictures by Franz Gaul

Other information

Spoken language: German

Score Edition: Choudens 1875

Contributor(s)

Laura Moeckli

Notes

54 of these performances were with Pauline Lucca (7 in 1879, 10 in 1880, 7 in 1881, 4 in 1882, 3 in 1883, 4 in 1884, 6 in 1885, 4 in 1886, 3 in 1887, 5 in 1888 and 1 in 1889). Featuring Lilly Lehmann as Carmen on 7 May 1882; Albert Stritt and Heinrich Ernst as Don José on 7 May 1882 and 9 June 1882 respectively; Anna Riegl as Micaëla on 11 October 1881; and Karl Sommer and Franz Krolop as Escamillo on 30 January 1882 and 9 June 1882 respectively.