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La Périchole

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Composer:

Jacques Offenbach

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Language:

French

Synopsis:

La Périchole Synopsis

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Translation(s):

Deutsch

About the opera La Périchole

La Périchole (French pronunciation: ) is an opéra bouffe in three acts by Jacques Offenbach. Henri Meilhac and Ludovic Halévy wrote the French-language libretto based on the 1829 one act play Le carrosse du Saint-Sacrement by Prosper Mérimée, which was revived on 13 March 1850 at the Théâtre-Français. Offenbach was probably aware of this production, as he conducted the orchestra of the Comédie-Française from around this time. Another theatrical creation that pre-dates Offenbach's opéra bouffe and may have influenced the piece is a farce by Desforges and Théaulon given on 21 October 1835 at the Théâtre du Palais-Royal.
La Périchole's title character is based on Micaela Villegas, a beloved 18th century Peruvian entertainer and the famous mistress of Manuel de Amat y Juniet, Viceroy of Peru from 1761 to 1776. The story concerns two impoverished Peruvian street-singers, too poor to afford a marriage license, and a lecherous viceroy, Don Andrès de Ribeira, who wishes to make La Périchole his mistress.

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Roles in La Périchole

La Périchole Mezzo-Soprano
Piquillo Tenor
Don Andrès de Ribeira Baritone
Don Miguel de Panatellas Tenor
Don Pedro de Hinoyosa Baritone
Guadalena Soprano
Berginella Soprano
Mastrilla Mezzo-Soprano

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Duets from La Périchole

Nr.Title scenePopularityOperaComposerActTypeVoicesLang.Roles
1Vous a t'on dit souvent Popularity:

Opera: Périchole, LaComposer: OffenbachAct: 1

Type: duetVoice: T MzLanguage: French

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2Le conquérant dit a jeune indienne Popularity:

Opera: Périchole, LaComposer: OffenbachAct: 1

Type: duetVoice: T MzLanguage: French

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3Et la maintenant que nous sommes seuls Popularity:

Opera: Périchole, LaComposer: OffenbachAct: 2

Type: recitative,duetVoice: T TLanguage: French

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4On me proposait d'être infàme Popularity:

Opera: Périchole, LaComposer: OffenbachAct: 2

Type: Voice: tenorLanguage: French

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