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Die Schweigsame Frau

Opera: Work details

Composer: Richard Strauss
Music title: Die schweigsame Frau, Op. 80
Librettist: Stefan Zweig
Work definition: Komische Oper in three acts
Title notes: Also known as 'The Silent Woman'
After: After the play 'Epicoene, or The Silent Woman' by Ben Jonson
Language: German
World premiere: 24 June 1935, Staatsoper, Dresden
ROH premiere: 20 November 1961, Covent Garden Opera Company
ROH company premiere: 20 November 1961, Covent Garden Opera Company, Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London
Productions
The Silent Woman (1961) Covent Garden Opera Company (1 performance online)

Performances not linked to a production
17 July 2010 Matinee 1.00pm Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London