New York: Edwin F. Kalmus, [ca. 1970]. Folio. Original publisher's green printed wrappers. 1f. (recto title, verso named cast list and contents), 320 pp.
Named cast for the performance at the Théatre Lyrique on September 19, 1863 includes L. de Maësen, Morini, Ismaél, and Guyot.
Named cast for the performance at the Opéra-Comique on April 21, 1893 includes Calvé, Dklmas, Soulacroix, and Challet.
A re-issue of the original Choudens edition of 1893.
In three acts to a libretto by Eugène Cormon and Michel Carré, Les Pêcheurs de Perles was first performed in Paris at the Théâtre Lyrique on September 30, 1863.
"Les pêcheurs de perles, which Bizet composed very rapidly in the summer of 1863 when he was 24, was his second opera to be staged but probably the sixth he had composed... The three principal roles are some of the best in French opera of its time, and the opera’s success is now assured." Hugh Macdonald in Grove Music Online. Item #28988
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