Lisuart und Dariolette
|Operas by Johann Adam Hiller|
The opera was first performed in a two-act version at the Rannstädtertor Theater, Leipzig on 25 November 1766. A revised version in three acts was produced on 7 January 1767.
|Role||Voice type||Premiere Cast, 25 November 1766
Conductor: Johann Adam Hiller
|Queen Ginevra of England||soprano|
|Dariolette, her daughter||soprano|
|Lisuart, a knight||tenor|
|Derwin, his squire||bass|
Queen Ginevra of England sends the knight Lisuart to find her lost daughter Dariolette. In the course of his mission, Lisuart has to answer the riddle: "What gives women the most pleasure?"
- Amadeus Online (25 November 1766), accessed 23 January 2009
- Bauman, Thomas (1992), 'Lisuart und Dariolette' in The New Grove Dictionary of Opera, ed. Stanley Sadie (London) ISBN 0-333-73432-7