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Gustav III and the Swedish Stage: Opera, Theatre, and Other Foibles

Essays in Honor of Hans Astrand (Studies in the History and Interpretation of Music)

by Bertil H. Van Boer

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Published by Edwin Mellen Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Music,
  • Theatre, drama,
  • Sweden,
  • King of Sweden,,
  • Music Of The 18th Century,
  • Opera,
  • Music/Songbooks,
  • Performing Arts/Dance,
  • Genres & Styles - Opera,
  • Kraus, Joseph Martin,
  • 1746-1792,
  • 18th century,
  • Gustaf,
  • History and criticism,
  • III,

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages269
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8078564M
    ISBN 10077349314X
    ISBN 109780773493148

    The theater was constructed in the 17th century, and its grand interior took over 50 years to complete in its baroque style. However, following the assassination of King Gustav III in , the theater was forgotten until its revival in the midth century by Swedish theater historian Agne Beijer. Royal Opera . Search this site: Humanities. Architecture and Environmental Design; Art History.


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Gustav III and the Swedish stage: opera, theatre, and other foibles: essays in honor of Hans Åstrand. [Hans Åstrand; Bertil H Van Boer;]. Gustav III (24 January [O.S.

13 January] – 29 March ) note on dates was King of Sweden from until his assassination in He was the eldest son of Adolf Frederick, King of Sweden and Queen Louise Ulrika (a sister of King Frederick the Great of Prussia), and a first cousin of Empress Catherine the Great of Russia by reason of their common descent from Christian August of Father: Adolf Frederick, King of Sweden.

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To Gustav III’s Stockholm and into Europe InCarl Stridsberg, a Swedish fellow-student of Kraus’s, enticed him to Gustav III’s Stockholm. Kraus found life a struggle at first, and frequently resorted to begging his parents for money until he finally came through with the first of a series of opera projects commissioned and impelled.

Gustav III (24 January [O.S. 13 January] – 29 March ) note on dates was King of Sweden from until his assassination in He was the eldest son of Adolf Frederick, King of Sweden and Queen Louise Ulrika (a sister of King Frederick the Great of Prussia), and a first cousin of Empress Catherine the Great of Russia by reason of their common descent from Christian August of.

Proserpin is a Swedish-language opera by Joseph Martin Kraus to a libretto by the poet Johan Henrik Kellgren following a plot drafted by Gustav III himself from Philippe Quinault's opera was premiered at Ulriksdal Palace on 6 June for one performance.

The opera was revived at the Drottningholm Theatre in under Arnold Östman. The opera was performed with a new German. Åstrand, (Karl) Hans (Vilhelm) Åstrand, (Karl) Hans (Vilhelm), Swedish music historian and lexicographer; b.

Bredaryd, Feb. 5, He studied organ, double bass, and cello; also took courses in Romance languages at the Univ.

of Lund (Licentiate, ). He was music critic of the Malmö newspaper Kvällsposten (from ), founder-director of the Chamber Choir ’53 (–62), and founder. Gustav III and the Swedish Stage: Opera, Theatre, and Other Foibles van Boer, Bertil H.

X pages Contains some of the latest contributions to Gustavian studies, both interdisciplinary and intuitive in approach. Gustav III and the Swedish Stage: Opera, Theatre, and Other Foibles: Essays in Honor of Hans Astrand (Studies in the History and Interpretation Of).

Bertil H., Jr. Van Boer, editor. Edwin Mellen Press. ISBN X (hardcover). The Harp and the Soul: Essays in Medieval Music (Studies in the History and Interpretation of Music, Vol 3).

There is a collection of interesting essays on the opera in Bertil van Boer Jr., ed., Gustav III and the Swedish Stage: Opera, Theatre, and other Foibles. Essays in Honor of Hans Åstrand (Lewiston, NY: E. Mellen Press, ), focusing mainly on issues of genre and performance. Bertil H. van Boer, Jr., ed.

GustavIEand the Swedish Stage: Opera, Theater, and Other Foibles: Essays in Honor ofHansAstrand. Studies in the History and Interpretation of Music Lewiston: Edwin Mellen, Pp. i-xiv+ One of the most commendable, if not consistently successful initiatives taken. Biography.

Gustav Åbergsson was born to Jonas Åberg, footman at the royal court, and Fredrika Maria Svahn. His father is thought to have been the son of Beata Sabina Straas, the first professional native actress in Sweden to perform on a public stage inalthough this is unconfirmed.

Stage career. He was a student at the French Theatre of Gustav III in Bollhuset, as his sister Inga. His birth in coincided with young Gustav III stepping dramatically onto the political stage at the head of a rebellious, nationalistic party. Gustav's story is the heart of the second novel, not only because he is a fascinating man with a flamboyant line in politics, but because his life gives so much reason for thought about private and.

Första bandet – (Swedish theatre and Swedish actors from Gustav III to our days. First book –) (Swedish) Kungliga teaterns repertoar – (The repertoir of the royal theatre) (Swedish) Anna Ivarsdotter Johnsson och Leif Jonsson: Musiken i Sverige.

Frihetstiden och Gustaviansk tid – (Music in Sweden. The chronicler and historian was Gustaf's Italian `drama adviser' Domenico Michelessi (). The court poet was, of course, Pietro Metastasio, who, while not encountering either Gustaf or Michelessi, nonetheless influenced opera and drama at the Swedish court in a manner similar to that in which he affected it elsewhere in Europe.

Gustav III and the Swedish Stage: Opera, Theater, and Other Foibles: Essays in Honor of Hans Åstrand. Studies in the History and Interpretation of Music 40 by Bertil H.

van Boer, Jr. (pp. The first Swedish play, Den Svenska Sprätthöken, was performed in by the first Swedish theatre company.

The Swedish theatre was turned out of their playhouse by Queen Louisa Ulrika of Prussia after the –54 season, and the playhouse was given to a French company. Inking Gustav III fired the French company and encouraged. Despots, Triangles, and Bass Drums: Orientalism on the Operatic Stage in Gustav III's Stockholm Article in The Opera Quarterly 28(3) December with 8 Reads How we measure 'reads'.

Prince Gustav stood on the stage and recited excerpts from French dramas, a foretaste of his involvement in developing a national Swedish opera and theatre company.

Although not fully completed until Novemberenough work on the stage and auditorium had been completed for it to be inaugurated with a play on Louisa’s birthday in July.

Förra delen,Bonnier, Stockholm, ['Swedish theatre and Swedish actors from Gustav III to our days. First book –'] (Swedish) Nordensvan, Georg, Svensk teater och svenska skådespelare från Gustav III till våra dagar. Andra delen,Bonnier, Stockholm, ['Swedish theatre and Swedish actors from Gustav III.

Other significant companies. Since the s, the ballet has been performing classical ballets and ballets based on Nordic and Swedish themes as well as modern dance. Other significant Swedish companies include NorrDans in Härnösand, the Gothenburg Opera Ballet, and the Skåne Dance Theatre in Malmö.

The companies often stage both a. Ruy Blas by Victor Hugo was not quite suitable, Verdi considered a play by Gutierrez and King Lear, but in Septemberhe finally decided to use the theme of infamous murder of the Swedish king, Gustav III on 16th March at the Stockholm Opera’s masked ball. Inking Gustav III of Sweden fired the French theater company, and the Swedish actors, led by Petter Stenborg, then saw their chance and asked to perform a play at the opening of the parliament of At the opening of parliament inthe troupe of Petter Stenborg appeared before King Gustav III and all the public in Bollhuset after the French troupe had left it, and after this, the.

Legacy. Gustav Löwenhielm mentioned her importance in Swedish theater and opera history in the 19th century, during a discussion about the employment of foreign artists, when he pointed out that several of the artists during the foundation of the Royal Swedish Opera and the Royal Dramatic Theatre had been foreigners: "Is it impossible to engage Mr Berg and Miss Schoultz.

Gustav III was a benefactor of arts and literature. He founded several academies, among them the Swedish Academy, and had the Royal Swedish Opera built.

Royal title. Gustav III was known in Sweden and abroad by his Royal Titles, or styles. These were. Gustav III and the Swedish Stage: Opera, Theatre and Other Foibles; Essays in Honor of Hans Astrand. by Bertil H. van Boer, Jr. xiv + 'Studies in the History and Interpretation of Music', xl.

(Edwin Mellen Press, Lewiston, Queenston & Lampeter. ISBN X.) Andre-Ernest-Modeste Gretry: Douze chapitres inedits. Fredrica Löf, also known as Fredrique Löwen (née Johanna Fredrika Löf; Stockholm, October – 17 July ), was a Swedish stage was the first female star at the newly founded national stage Royal Dramatic Theater, which was founded the year of her debut.

The Swedish King Gustav III, also known as the ‘theatre king’, founded the Swedish Opera Company in The early productions of the Swedish Opera, between andwere played at the so called ‘Bollhuset’, a sports house with a tennis court by the castle quickly refurbished to house Gustav III.

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The Royal Dramatic Theatre (Swedish: Kungliga Dramatiska Teatern, colloquially Dramaten) is Sweden's national stage for "spoken drama", founded in Around one thousand shows are put on annually on the theatre's eight running stages. The theatre has been at its present location in the Art Nouveau building at Nybroplan, Stockholm, since The theatre was built by the architect Fredrik.

General information Town or city Stockholm Country. The Royal Dramatic Theatre (Royal Dramatic Theatre. Bewildering Set Design, A Serene Austrian Lake in Summer, Classic Opera Sound and Scene. Giuseppe Verdi’s opera A Masked Ball was produced for Bregenz’s Festival Lake Opera in The libretto of the opera is based on a political conspiracy of the assassination of the King Gustav III.

From June through September the Swedish Royal Opera and Ballet present approximately 50 performances at Drottningholm, a number limited in order to save wear and tear on the theater. The repertory. Bertil Van Boer has been active as a musicologist, composer, conductor, and violist.

He received his BA degree from the University of California Berkeley in and his MA in Music History from the University of Oregon in   San Diego Opera present’s Verdi’s A Masked Ball Un ballo in maschera Sunday, March 9: Review by David Gregson.

During the first intermission of San Diego Opera’s A Masked Ball last night, I found myself in the lobby of Civic Theater telling people I felt as if I had been transported back to the old Met in At least one person thought I was talking about Lincoln Center — but, no.

Shot in the back by Anckarström at a midnight masquerade at the Stockholm opera-house, on the 16th of Marchhe expired on the 29th. Although he may be charged with many foibles and extravagances, Gustavus III.

was indisputably one of the greatest sovereigns of the 18th century. Gustav III, King of Sweden (r. ), was an enlightened despot and lover of the arts, murdered in by a conspiracy of nobles. In many ways, Gustav was an attractive figure.

He was an enthusiast for Enlightenment ideals, particularly French writers like Voltaire. He promoted free trade; encouraged religious tolerance, and, to a limited.COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.