Salome

Opera: Work details

Composer: Richard Strauss
Music title: Salome, Op. 54
Librettist: Hedwig Lachmann
Work definition: Musikdrama in one act
After/based on: The German translation of the French play 'Salome' by Oscar Wilde
Language: German
World premiere: 9 December 1905, Hofoper, Dresden
ROH premiere: 8 December 1910, Thomas Beecham Opera Season
ROH company premiere: 11 November 1949, Covent Garden Opera Company, Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London
Productions
Salome (1949) Covent Garden Opera Company (1 performance online)
Salome (1951) Covent Garden Opera Company (11 performances online)
Salome (1970) The Royal Opera (11 performances online)
Salome (1988) The Royal Opera (2 performances online)
Salome (1995) The Royal Opera (12 performances online)
Salome (2008) The Royal Opera (18 performances online)