Falstaff

Opera: Work details

Composer: Giuseppe Verdi
Music title: Falstaff (1893)
Librettist: Arrigo Boito
Work definition: Commedia lirica in three acts
After: After the plays 'The Merry Wives of Windsor' and 'King Henry IV' by William Shakespeare
Language: Italian
World premiere: 9 February 1893, Teatro alla Scala, Milan
ROH premiere: 19 May 1894, Sir Augustus Harris Opera Company
ROH company premiere: 10 May 1961, Covent Garden Opera Company, Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London
Productions
Falstaff (1961) Covent Garden Opera Company (18 performances online)
Falstaff (1982) The Royal Opera (3 performances online)
Falstaff (1999) The Royal Opera (19 performances online)
Falstaff (2012) The Royal Opera (6 performances online)

Performances not linked to a production
30 June 1970 Evening 7.30pm Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London
30 June 1970 Evening 7.30pm Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London
17 July 1974 Evening 8.00pm Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London
14 July 1997 Evening 7.30pm Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London