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Münster

Sabine Sonntag

in Grove Music Online

Volume Grove Music Online - The New Grove Dictionary of Opera, issue Published in print December 1992 |
Published online January 2001 | e-ISBN: 9781561592630

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City in north-western Germany. Its first theatre was the Comödienhaus of 1775; this had a permanent company supported by a theatre society, but it disbanded in 1782 and performances were thereafter given by touring troupes. Between 1826 and 1833 Lortzing was active in Münster, where his first opera, Ali Pascha, had its première (1 February 1828). Financial difficulties led to the closure and demolition of the theatre in 1894, but a new one, the

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