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Oberon, or The Elf King's Oath

Opera: Work details

Composer: Carl Maria von Weber
Librettist: James Robinson Planché
Work definition: Romantische Oper in three acts
After: After the poem 'Oberon' by Christoph Martin Wieland
Language: English
Notes: Clarification of company premiere: The Orchestra of the Royal Opera House played the overture only at the Royal Opera House Opening Celebration Gala in December 1999.
World premiere: 12 April 1826, Charles Kemble Opera Company, Theatre Royal, Covent Garden, London
ROH premiere: 12 April 1826, Charles Kemble Opera Company
ROH company premiere: 1 December 1999, The Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London
Performances not linked to a production
1 December 1999 Evening Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London
4 December 1999 Evening Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London