Richard Wagner's Operas

Tristan und Isolde, in drei Aufzügen (1856-59)

Libretto: Richard Wagner
Premiere: June 10, 1865 Königliches Hof- und Nationaltheater München


Characters:
Tristan (Tenor)
König Marke (Bass)
Isolde (Sopran)
Kurwenal (Bariton)
Melot (Tenor)
Brangäne (Mezzosopran)
Ein Hirt (Tenor)
Ein Steuermann (Bariton)
Junger Seemann (Tenor)
Schiffsvolk, Ritter und Knappen
Location:
Tristan's ship, Marke's castle in Cornwall, Tristan's castle in Bretagne


Selections from Tristan and Isolde
Literary background of the opera
Tristan und Isolde Home Page by Joseph Rosenzweig (libretto included)


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Compiled by Hannu Salmi.