Bastien and Bastienne, K. 50/46b

Bastien und Bastienne (Bastien and Bastienne), K. 50/46b is a one-act singspiel by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart. One of Mozart's earliest operas, it was written in 1768, when he was only twelve years old. It was allegedly commissioned by Viennese physician Dr. Franz Mesmer (who himself would later be parodied in Così fan tutte) as a satire of the 'pastoral' genre then prevalent. The German libretto is by F. Weiskern, J.H. Müller and J.A. Schachtner, based on Les Amours de Bastien et Bastienne by Favart and de Guerville (fr ... more

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Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, baptised as Johannes Chrysostomus Wolfgangus Theophilus Mozart, was a prolific and influential composer of the Classical era. Mozart showed ...