Benvenuto Cellini

Louis-Hector Berlioz

Benvenuto Cellini

H76, Op. 23

About this work...

Although Benvenuto Cellini was Berlioz's first opera to make it to the stage of the Paris Opéra, it was not his maiden voyage in the genre. Berlioz's first efforts to compose an opera resulted in Les francs-juges, which, except for its overture -- the only part of the work to have had any sort of performance history --... read more