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Lulu

Opera: Work details

Composer: Alban Berg
Composer: Friedrich Cerha
Librettist: Alban Berg
Work definition: Opera in prologue and three acts
After: After the plays 'Erdgeist' and 'Die Büchse der Pandora' by Frank Wedekind
Language: German
Notes: The orchestration of the third act of 'Lulu' was left unfinished after Alban Berg's death in 1935. The composer Friedrich Cerha finished scoring the finale.
World premiere: 24 February 1979, Opéra, Paris
ROH premiere: 16 February 1981, The Royal Opera
ROH company premiere: 16 February 1981, The Royal Opera, Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London
Productions
Lulu (1981) The Royal Opera (2 performances online)
Lulu (2009) The Royal Opera (6 performances online)