'Le Rossignol' by Stravinsky and 'Les Mamelles de Tirésias' by Poulenc, Théâtre des Champs-Elysées
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Le Rossignol (The Nightingale)
Lyric tale in three acts (scenes) by Igor Stravinsky (1882 – 1971)
Libretto by Stepan Mitusov after the tale by Hans Christian Andersen
First performance in Paris, Opéra, 26 May 1914
Les Mamelles de Tirésias ('The Breasts of Tiresias').
‘Opéra bouffe’ in a prologue and two acts by Francis Poulenc (1899 – 1963)
Libretto by Francis Poulenc after Guillaume Apollinaire's play
Firt performance in Paris, Opéra-Comique (Salle Favart), 3 June 1947
Recording: March 19 2013 - Théâtre des Champs-Elysées | Paris
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