Un ballo in maschera

Opera: Work details

Composer: Giuseppe Verdi
Music title: Un ballo in maschera (1859)
Librettist: Antonio Somma
Work definition: Melodramma in three acts
Title notes: Also known as 'A Masked Ball'
After: After the libretto 'Gustave III, ou Le Bal masqué' by Augustin Eugène Scribe
Language: Italian
World premiere: 17 February 1859, Teatro Apollo, Rome
ROH premiere: 27 June 1861, Royal Italian Opera
ROH company premiere: 23 October 1952, Covent Garden Opera Company, Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London
Productions
A Masked Ball (1952) Covent Garden Opera Company (18 performances online)
Un ballo in maschera (1975) The Royal Opera (29 performances online)
Un ballo in maschera (2001) The Kirov Opera (2 performances online)
Un ballo in maschera (2005) The Royal Opera (22 performances online)

Performances not linked to a production
5 July 2000 Evening 7.30pm Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London