Der Revisor

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Der Revisor
comic opera by Werner Egk

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The composer on a German stamp
Librettist Werner Egk
Language German
Based on The Government Inspector
by Nikolai Gogol
Premiere9 May 1957 (1957-05-09)
Schwetzingen Festival

Der Revisor is a comic opera in five acts by Werner Egk, who was also the librettist. It is based on Nikolai Gogol's play The Government Inspector . The premiere on 9 May 1957 at the Schwetzingen Festival was conducted by the composer. [1]

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References

  1. "Der Opern-Revisor". Der Spiegel (in German) (21). 22 May 1957.