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The Demon

Opera: Work details

Composer: Anton Grigor'yevich Rubinstein
Librettist: Pavel Alexandrovich Viskovatov
Work definition: Opera in a prologue, three acts and apotheosis
Title notes: Also known as 'The Dyemon'
Based on: Based on the poem 'The Demon' by Mikhail Yur'yevich Lermontov
Language: Russian
Notes: First performed at Covent Garden in Italian, translated by G Vacotti.
World premiere: 13 January 1875, Mariinsky Theatre, St Petersburg
ROH premiere: 21 June 1881, Royal Italian Opera
Performances not linked to a production
28 May 2002 Evening Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London