Eisenstein, Rosalinde von

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(J. Strauss II: Die Fledermaus). Sop. Wife of Gabriel von Eisenstein. When he leaves to serve a prison sentence, she is serenaded by her singing‐teacher, Alfred. She goes to Prince Orlofsky's ball, masked and gowned as a Hungarian countess, and her husband does not recognize her. Also at the ball is her maid, who has ‘borrowed’ one of her mistress's dresses. Aria: Klänge der Heimat (‘Strains of my homeland’—the Csárdás). Created (1874) by Marie Geistinger.

Subjects: Opera.

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