Die lustige Witwe


Show Details

AKA
Merry Widow, The
Music
Franz Lehár (107)
Lyrics
Viktor Léon (7), Leo Stein (16)
Book
Viktor Léon (7), Leo Stein (16)
Type
Operetta
Premiere
December 30, 1905

Recordings


Audio Recordings

Die Lustige Witwe - 1906 Original Vienna Cast
The Merry Widow - 1907 Original London Cast
The Merry Widow "Maxim's" - 1931 Carl Brisson
The Merry Widow - 1934 Film Soundtrack
The Merry Widow - 1943 Studio Cast
The Merry Widow - 1949 Studio Cast (Risë Stevens)
Die Lustige Witwe - 1950 Hamburg Radio Orchestra
Die lustige Witwe - 1950 Zurich Opera
The Merry Widow - 1951 Studio Cast (Al Goodman)
The Merry Widow - 1952 Studio Cast
The Merry Widow - 1952 Film Soundtrack
The Merry Widow - 1952 Studio Cast (Dorothy Kirsten)
The Merry Widow - 1952 Studio Cast
La Veuve Joyeuse - 1952 Studio Cast
The Merry Widow - 1953 Studio Cast
La Veuve Joyeuse - 1956 French Studio Cast
Die lustige Witwe - 1957 Studio Cast
Die Lustige Witwe - 1958 Stradivari Strings
Die Lustige Witwe - 1958 Studio Cast
The Merry Widow - 1958 Sadler's Wells Opera Company
La Veuve Joyeuse - 1958 Studio Cast
Vocal Gems from The Merry Widow - 1958 The Embassy Light Opera Company
Die Lustige Witwe - 1959 Studio Cast
La Veuve Joyeuse - 1959 Studio Cast
La viuda alegre - 1959 Studio Cast
The Merry Widow - 1960 Richard Muller & Lampertz Orchestra & Chorus
A víg özvegy - 1960 Studio Cast
La Veuve Joyeuse - 1960 Studio Cast
La Veuve Joyeuse - 1960 Studio Cast
La Veuve Joyeuse - 1960 Studio Cast
The Merry Widow - 1961 Studio Cast
La Veuve Joyeuse - 1961 Studio Cast
The Merry Widow - 1962 Studio Cast
The Merry Widow - 1962 Studio Cast
La Veuve Joyeuse - 1962 Studio Cast
The Merry Widow - 1963 Studio Cast
The Merry Widow - 1964 Music Theater of Lincoln Center
The Merry Widow - 1965 Studio Cast
Die Lustige Witwe - 1967 Studio Cast
La Veuve Joyeuse - 1967 Studio Cast
The Merry Widow - 1968 Studio Cast (June Bronhill)
The Merry Widow - 1968 Harrow Light Opera Company
La Veuve Joyeuse - 1970 French Radio Concert
Die lustige Witwe - 1973 Studio Cast
Die lustige Witwe - 1975 Studio Cast (Highlights)
The Merry Widow - 1977 Studio Cast (Hamburg Ball Orchestra)
The Merry Widow - 1977 Scottish Opera
The Merry Widow - 1978 New York City Opera
The Merry Widow - 1978 Studio Cast (Joan Sutherland)
Die lustige Witwe - 1979 Studio Cast
Die lustige Witwe - 1982 Wiener Volksoper (Tokyo)
The Merry Widow - 1986 New Sadler's Wells Opera
Die Lustige Witwe - 1993 Glyndebourne Festival Opera
La viuda alegre - 1993 Mexican Cast
The Merry Widow - 1994 Studio Cast
Die lustige Witwe - 1995 Studio Cast (Highlights)
Die lustige Witwe - 2005 Seefestspiele Morbisch
Die Lustige Witwe - Wiener Volksoper
Die lustige Witwe - Studio Cast (Highlights)
Die lustige Witwe - Studio Cast (Highlights)
Die lustige Witwe - Studio Cast
Die lustige Witwe - Studio Cast

Video Recordings

The Merry Widow - 1934 Film
The Merry Widow - 1952 Film
The Merry Widow - 1955 TV Cast
Die lustige Witwe - 1962 Film
The Merry Widow - 1988 The Australian Opera
Die lustige Witwe - 2001 San Francisco Opera
The Merry Widow - 2014 Concert Cast
The Merry Widow - 2015 Metropolitan Opera (Renée Fleming)

Noncommercial Audio Recordings

The Merry Widow - 1953 Radio Cast (The Railroad Hour)
The Merry Widow - 1986 Lyric Opera of Chicago
The Merry Widow - 2000 Metropolitan Opera (Frederica von Stade & Plácido Domingo)
The Merry Widow - 2000 Metropolitan Opera (Frederica von Stade & Håkan Hagegård)
The Merry Widow - 2004 Metropolitan Opera (Susan Graham)
The Merry Widow - 2014 Metropolitan Opera (Renée Fleming)
The Merry Widow - 2015 Metropolitan Opera (Susan Graham)
The Merry Widow - 2015 Metropolitan Opera (Renée Fleming)
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Recording Songs
Vilia / I Love You So Much - 1933 Derek Oldham Vilia
The Student Prince - 1953 Studio Cast (Gordon MacRae) Duet
Naughty Operetta - 1955 Billy May Vilia


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