Lottchen am Hofe
|Operas by Johann Adam Hiller|
Lottchen am Hofe (Lottchen at Court) is a three-act 'comische Oper' by the German composer Johann Adam Hiller.
The opera was first performed in a two-act version at the Rannstädtertor Theater, Leipzig on 24 April 1767.
|Role||Voice type||Premiere cast, 24 April 1767
Conductor: Johann Adam Hiller
|Jürgen, her fiancé||baritone|
|Countess Emilie, his fiancée||soprano|
The peasant girl Lottchen flirts with Count Astolph to teach her fiancé Jürgen a lesson. She then unites with Countess Emilie to get both men in order.
- Amadeus Online (24 April 1767), accessed 23 January 2009
- Bauman, Thomas (1992), 'Lottchen am Hofe' in The New Grove Dictionary of Opera, ed. Stanley Sadie (London) ISBN 0-333-73432-7