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Alfonso und Estrella

Romantic opera by Franz Schubert

Alfonso und Estrella (Alfonso and Estrella), D. 732, is an German opera with music by Franz Schubert, and libretto by Franz von Schober. It was composed on 1821-22 in Vienna. And later was first performed in Weimar, on June 24, 1854.

Principal charactersEdit

DiscographyEdit

  • 1978: Peter Schreier (Alfonso), Edith Mathis (Estrella), Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau (Froila), Hermann Prey (Mauregato); Rundfunkchor Berlin, Staatskapelle Berlin, Otmar Suitner - (EMI Classics/Berlin Classics)
  • 2004: Rainer Trost (Alfonso), Eva Mei (Estrella), Markus Werba (Frolia), Jochen Schmeckenbecher (Mauregato); Coro e Orchestra del Teatro Lirico di Cagliari, Gérard Korsten - (Dynamic)

SourcesEdit

  • The Complete Dictionary of Opera & Operetta, James Anderson, Wings Books, 1993.