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16/02/1892 Opera 'Werther' premieres in Vienna

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'Life and death on the stage': What makes Werther a masterpiece (The Royal Opera)

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Joyce DiDonato and Antonio Pappano on the power of Massenet's Werther (The Royal Opera)

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Werther – 'Clair de lune' (Joyce DiDonato and Vittorio Grigolo, The Royal Opera)

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Met Opera Live Tchaikovsky's Massenet's Werther director interview

Werther is an opera in four acts by Jules Massenet to a French libretto by Édouard Blau, Paul Milliet and Georges Hartmann. It is loosely based on the German epistolary novel The Sorrows of Young Werther by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe. Werther received its premiere at the Imperial Theatre Hofoper in Vienna.
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