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Der Freischütz

Opera: Work details

Composer: Carl Maria von Weber
Music title: Der Freischütz, Op. 77
Librettist: Johann Friedrich Kind
Work definition: Romantische Oper in three acts
After: After the anthology of ghost stories 'Gespensterbuch' by Johann August Apel and Friedrich Laun
Language: German
World premiere: 18 June 1821, Schauspielhaus, Berlin
ROH premiere: 14 October 1824, Charles Kemble Opera Company
ROH company premiere: 23 April 1954, Covent Garden Opera Company, Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London
Productions
Der Freischütz (1954) Covent Garden Opera Company (3 performances online)
Der Freischütz (1977) The Royal Opera (4 performances online)
Der Freischütz (1998, in concert) The Royal Opera (1 performance online)