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Robert le diable

Opera: Work details

Composer: Giacomo Meyerbeer
Librettist: Augustin-Eugène Scribe
Librettist: Germain Delavigne
Work definition: Grand opera in five acts
Title notes: Also known as 'Roberto il Diabolo'
Language: French
Notes: The first performance at Covent Garden was an English version adapted by Michael Rophino Lacy, given under the title 'The Fiend-Father, or, Robert of Normandy'.
World premiere: 21 November 1831, Opéra, Paris
ROH premiere: 21 February 1832, Charles Kemble Opera Company
ROH company premiere: 6 December 2012, The Royal Opera, Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London
Robert le diable (2012) The Royal Opera (6 performances online)