La Wally

The opera La Wally was composed by Alfredo Catalani to a libretto by Luigi Illica based on Die Geyer-Wally by Wilhelmine von Hillern. It was first performed at Teatro alla Scala in Milan (Italy) on 1892-01-20 and published by Ricordi. The opera is set in Tyrol.

Dramatis Personae:

  • Afra, A tavern owner (Mezzosoprano)
  • Giuseppe Hagenbach, A huntsman from Sölden (Tenor)
  • Stromminger, A landowner (Bass)
  • Vincenzo Gellner, The factor (Baritone)
  • Wally, Stromminger's daughter (Soprano)
  • Walter, A zither-player (Soprano)
Recordings: 460 744-2

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