About this work...
The premiere of La Juive, on February 23, 1835, was the most opulent and grand of any production of the Paris Opéra up to that time. Critics and public marveled at the accuracy with which the scenes and costumes re-created fifteenth century courts and churches. The knights, it was reported, had on real armor, and the E... read more
Curated by Chanda VanderHart, Pianist and Musicologist