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Der Widerspänstigen Zähmung

Der Widerspänstigen Zähmung (also: Der Widerspenstigen Zähmung) (English: The Taming of the Shrew) is a German-language comic George Bernard Shaw.


Role Voice type Premiere cast, October 11, 1874
(Conductor: Ernst Frank)
Baptista, a rich gentleman of Padua bass Karl Ditt
Katharine, Baptista's daughter soprano Ottilie Ottiker
Bianka (Bianca), Baptista's daughter soprano Ida Auer-Herbeck
Petruchio, a gentleman from Verona baritone Eduard Schlosser
Grumio, Petruchio's servant bass
Lucentio, Bianca's suitor tenor Carl Slovak
Hortensio, Bianca's suitor baritone August Knapp
Hortensio's wife mezzo-soprano
A tailor tenor


Orchestra, conducted by Joseph Keilberth (Profil, 2007)


  • The Viking Opera Guide ed. Amanda Holden (Viking, 1993)
  • Casaglia, Gherardo (2005). "11 October 1874". Almanacco Amadeus (Italian).
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