Le prophète

Giacomo Meyerbeer

Le prophète

“The Prophet”

About this work...

Le Prophète is one of Meyerbeer's major works written for the Paris stage. It premiered there at the Theâtre de L'Opéra on April 16, 1849, to public and critical acclaim. The libretto is by Eugène Scribe, that master of the effective French drama, and its basis is the history of one John of Leyden, a fanatic who took c... read more