Jacques Offenbach  

Le mariage aux lanternes

Operetta 1857.

revised version of Le trésor à Mathurin. The betrothal at the lantern.

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Le mariage aux lanternes (The Wedding by Lantern-Light) is an operetta in one act by Jacques Offenbach. The French libretto was written by Michel Carré and Léon Battu.

It was first performed at the Théâtre des Bouffes Parisiens, Paris, on 10 October 1857. The operetta was a reworking of Le trésor à Mathurin which Offenbach had given at the Salle Herz in May 1853.


Role Voice type Premiere Cast, 10 October 1857,
(Conductor: Jacques Offenbach )
Catherine soprano Marie Dalmont
Denise soprano Maréchal
Fanchette soprano Lise Tautin
Guillot tenor Paul Geoffroy
Le garde-champêtre spoken role Antognini



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