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Fille de Madame Angot La fille de Madame Angot; Madame Angot's Daughter

Music

Charles Lecocq (born Paris, 3 June 1832; died Paris, 24 October 1918)

Text

'Clairville', Paul Siraudin and Victor Koning.

Source

A vaudeville Madame Angot, ou La Poissarde parvenue (1796) by A F Eve Maillot

 

Premières

First Performance: Brussels (Théâtre des Fantaisies-Parisiennes), 4 December 1872.

First Performance in UK: London (St James's Theatre), 17 May 1873.

First Performance in Scotland: Edinburgh (), 22 June 1874.

Scottish Opera première: N/A.

 

Background

Lecocq's most successful work was the first hugely successful operetta following the series of masterpieces produced by Offenbach during the previous decade.

The Cast

Ange Pitou
 a reactionary poet
Aramanthe
 a market trader
Citizeness Eve
 
Clairette Angot
 the Market Pet
Dancer
 
Hersille
 
Larivaudière
 Chief of Police
Louchard
 a Police agent
Mademoiselle Lange
 the Favourite
Pomponnet
 a wig-maker and hairdresser, Clairette's intended
Trenitz
 an Incroyable

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