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Simon Boccanegra [1881]

Opera: Work details

Composer: Giuseppe Verdi
Music title: Simon Boccanegra (1881)
Librettist: Francesco Maria Piave
Librettist: Giuseppe Montanelli
Librettist: Arrigo Boito
Work definition: Opera in a prologue and three acts
After: After the play 'Simón Bocanegra' by Antonio García Gutiérrez
Language: Italian
Notes: In 1880-81 Verdi revised the 1857 original, with alterations to the libretto by Arrigo Boito.
World premiere: 24 March 1881, Teatro alla Scala, Milan
ROH premiere: 1 December 1965, Covent Garden Opera Company
ROH company premiere: 1 December 1965, Covent Garden Opera Company, Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London
Related work: Simon Boccanegra [1857]
Productions
Simon Boccanegra (1965) Covent Garden Opera Company (5 performances online)
Simon Boccanegra (1980) The Royal Opera (3 performances online)
Simon Boccanegra (1991) The Royal Opera (35 performances online)
Simon Boccanegra (1881 version) (1997) The Royal Opera (8 performances online)