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Operas

1834 - 1870


 

A list of libretto sources for English operas from 1834 to 1870 can be found at Librettos.

 

Opera Composer Librettist Place Premiere

Nourjahad

Loder, Edward J.

Arnold, Samuel J.

EOH [1]

1834/07/21

The Mountain Sylph

Barnett, John

Thackeray, T. J.

EOH

1834/08/25

Hermann or
The Broken Spear

Thomson, John

Unknown

EOH

1834/10/27

Lord of the Isles

Rodwell, George H.B.

Fitzball, Edward

Surrey

1834/11/20

Sadak and Kalasrade

Packer, Charles

Mitford, Mary R.

EOH

1835/04/20

The Spirit of the Bell

Rodwell, George H.B.

Kenney, James

EOH

1835/06/08

The Covenanters

Loder, Edward James

Dibdin, Thomas J.

EOH

1835/08/10

The Siege of Rochelle

Balfe, Michael William

Fitzball, Edward

Drury Lane

1835/10/29

Agnes Sorel

à Beckett, Mary Ann

à Beckett, Gilbert

St James's

1835/12/14

 

 

 

 

 

The Rose of
the Alhambra

De Pinna, Joseph

See opera page

Covent Garden

1836/05/12

The Maid of Artois

Balfe, Michael William

Bunn, Alfred

Drury Lane

1836/05/27

The Sexton of Cologne

Rodwell, George H.B.

Fitzball, Edward

Covent Garden

1836/06/13

The Pacha's Bridal

Romer, Frank

Lemon, Mark

EOH

1836/09/08

The Village Coquettes

Hullah, John

Dickens, Charles

St James's

1836/12/06

 

 

 

 

 

Fair Rosamond

Barnett, John

Barnett, Charles Z.

Drury Lane

1837/02/28

Catherine Grey

Balfe, Michael William

Linley, G.

Drury Lane

1837/05/27

The Barbers of Bassora

Hullah, John

Morton, John M.

Covent Garden

1837/11/11

Joan of Arc

Balfe, Michael William

Fitzball, Edward

Drury Lane

1837/11/30

Amilie or
The Love Test

Rooke,
William Michael

Haines, John T.

Covent Garden

1837/12/02

 

 

 

 

 

The Gipsy's Warning

Benedict, Julius

Linley, George &
 Peake, R.B.

Drury Lane

1838/04/19

The Outpost

Hullah, John

Serle, Thomas J.

Covent Garden

1838/05/17

Diadeste or
The Veiled Lady

Balfe, Michael William

Fitzball, Edward

Drury Lane

1838/05/17

The Devil's Opera

Macfarren, George A.

Macfarren, George

EOH

1838/08/13

Francis the First

Loder, Edward James

See opera page

Drury Lane

1838/11/06

 

 

 

 

 

Farinelli

Barnett, John

Barnett, Charles Z.

Drury Lane

1839/02/08

Henrique

Rooke,
William Michael

Haines, John T.

Covent Garden

1839/05/02

 

 

 

 

 

Fridolin

Romer, Frank

Lemon, Mark

Prince's Theatre
(St James's)

1840/11/26

 

 

 

 

 

Keolanthe or
the Unearthly Bride

Balfe, Michael William

Fitzball, Edward

EOH

1841/03/09

 

 

 

 

 

The Bohemian Girl

Balfe, Michael William

Bunn, Alfred

Drury Lane

1843/11/27

 

 

 

 

 

The Brides of Venice

Benedict, Julius

Benedict, Julius &
Bunn, Alfred

Drury Lane

1844/04/22

The Daughter of St Mark

Balfe, Michael William

Bunn, Alfred

Drury Lane

1844/11/27

 

 

 

 

 

The Enchantress

Balfe, Michael William

Bunn, Alfred

Drury Lane

1845/05/14

The Fairy Oak

Forbes, Henry

Coape, Henry Coe

Drury Lane

1845/10/18

Maritana

Wallace, William Vincent

Fitzball, Edward

Drury Lane

1845/11/15

 

 

 

 

 

An Adventure of
Don Quixote

Macfarren, George A.

Macfarren, George

Drury Lane

1846/02/03

The Crusaders

Benedict, Julius

Bunn, Alfred and
St Georges, J-H

Drury Lane

1846/02/26

The Night Dancers

Loder, Edward James

Soane, George

Princess's

1846/10/28

Loretta, a Tale of Seville

Lavenu, Lewis Henry

Bunn, Alfred

Drury Lane

1846/11/09

The Bondman

Balfe, Michael William

Bunn, Alfred

Drury Lane

1846/12/11

 

 

 

 

 

Matilda of Hungary

Wallace, William Vincent

Bunn, Alfred

Drury Lane

1847/02/22

The Forest Maiden and
The Moorish Page

Tully, James Howard

Fitzball, Edward

Surrey Theatre

1847/05/31

The Maid of Honor

Balfe, Michael William

Fitzball, Edward

Drury Lane

1847/12/20

 

 

 

 

 

Robin Goodfellow

Loder, Edward James

Smith, John F.

Princess's

1848/12/06

Quentin Durward

Laurent, Henri

Fitzball, Edward

 

1848/12/06

 

 

 

 

 

Francesca Doria

Linley, George

Morris, Valentine
& Linley, George

Princess's

1849/03/03

King Charles II

Macfarren, George A.

Ryan,  Desmond

Princess's

1849/10/27

 

 

 

 

 

The Queen of a Day

Fitzwilliam, Edward

Scribe, E,
St Georges, J-H,
Buckstone, John

Haymarket

1851/08/13

 

 

 

 

 

The Sicilian Bride

Balfe, Michael William

Bunn, Alfred

Drury Lane

1852/03/06

The Devil's In It

Balfe, Michael William

Bunn, Alfred

Surrey

1852/07/26

 

 

 

 

 

Love's Alarms

Fitzwilliam, Edward

Buckstone, John

Theatre Royal
Liverpool

1853/10/14

 

 

 

 

 

Faust and Marguarite

Lutz, Wilhelm Meyer

Drayton, Henri

Surrey

1855/05/28

Berta, or, The Gnome
of the Hartsberg

Smart, Henry

Fitzball, Edward

Haymarket Theatre

1855/06/02

Raymond and Agnes

Loder, Edward James

Fitzball, Edward

Theatre Royal,
Manchester

1855/08/14

 

 

 

 

 

The Rose of Castille

Balfe, Michael William

Harris, Augustus &
Falconer, Edmund

Lyceum

1857/10/29

 

 

 

 

 

Satanella, or,
The Power of Love

Balfe, Michael William

Harris, Augustus &
Falconer, Edmund

Covent Garden

1858/12/20

 

 

 

 

 

Zaida, or,
The Pearl of Granada

Lutz, Wilhelm Meyer

Summers, Oliver

Royal
Amphitheatre
Liverpool

1859/02/14

Victorine

Mellon, Alfred

Falconer, Edmund

Covent Garden

1859/12/19

 

 

 

 

 

Lurline

Wallace, William Vincent

Fitzball, Edward

Covent Garden

1860/02/23

Robin Hood

Macfarren, George A.

Oxenford, John

Her Majesty's

1860/10/11

Bianca, the Bravo's Bride

Balfe, Michael William

Simpson, Palgrave

Covent Garden

1860/12/06

 

 

 

 

 

The Amber Witch

Wallace, William Vincent

Chorley, Henry

Her Majesty's

1861/02/28

Ruy Blas

Glover, Howard

Glover, Howard

Covent Garden

1861/10/24

The Puritan's Daughter

Balfe, Michael William

Bridgman, J.V.

Covent Garden

1861/11/30

 

 

 

 

 

The Lily of Killarney

Benedict, Julius

Oxenford, John &
Boucicault, Dion

Covent Garden

1862/02/10

Love's Triumph

Wallace, William Vincent

Planché, James R.

Covent Garden

1862/11/03

 

 

 

 

 

The Armourer of Nantes

Balfe, Michael William

Bridgeman,John V.

Covent Garden

1863/02/12

The Desert Flower

Wallace, William Vincent

Harris, Augustus &
Williams, Thomas

Covent Garden

1863/10/12

Blanche de Nevers

Balfe, Michael William

Brougham, John

Covent Garden

1863/11/21

 

 

 

 

 

She Stoops to Conquer

Macfarren, George A.

Fitzball, Edward

Covent Garden

1864/02/11

Helvellyn

Macfarren, George A.

Oxenford, John

Covent Garden

1864/11/03

Rose, or, Love's Ransom

Hatton, John Liptrott

Edwards, Henry S.

Covent Garden

1864/11/26

         
Ida or
The Guardian Storks
Leslie, Henry Simpson, J. P. Covent Garden 1865/11/15


[1] EOH refers to the English Opera House also known as the Lyceum Theatre

 





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