Carl Maria von Weber


J306 • “König der Elfen”

About this work...

Oberon is Weber's final opera and one of his most impressive works. He composed the work between 1825 and 1826 on commission for Covent Garden, and it premiered there in April 1826. Weber found a rich and evocative story for the stage. Oberon has settings in medieval France, at the legendary Arabian court of Haroun a...