Christoph Friedrich Bretzner
Librettist

Biography
Christoph Friedrich Bretzner was a Leipzig merchant famous for writing the libretto to a singspiel Belmont und Constanze, oder Die Entführung aus dem Serail, produced in Berlin and adapted in 1782 by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart and Gottlieb Stephanie as Die Entführung aus dem Serail.

Productions
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COMPANYTITLEDATES
Opera OmahaThe Abduction from the Seraglio2/7/2020 - 2/9/2020
Lyric Opera of Kansas CityThe Abduction from the Seraglio9/21/2019 - 9/29/2019
New Orleans Opera AssociationThe Abduction from the Seraglio2/8/2019 - 2/10/2019
Livermore Valley OperaThe Abduction from the Seraglio9/29/2018 - 10/7/2018
Opera San JoséThe Abduction from the Seraglio9/15/2018 - 9/30/2018
Opera OrlandoThe Abduction from the Seraglio5/31/2018 - 6/2/2018
Madison OperaThe Abduction from the Seraglio2/9/2018 - 2/11/2018
Canadian Opera CompanyThe Abduction from the Seraglio2/7/2018 - 2/24/2018
Houston Grand OperaThe Abduction from the Seraglio4/28/2017 - 5/12/2017
Los Angeles OperaThe Abduction from the Seraglio1/28/2017 - 2/19/2017
Opera ColumbusThe Abduction from the Seraglio1/25/2017 - 1/29/2017
Opera IthacaDie Entführung aus dem Serail12/31/2016 - 12/31/2016
Atlanta OperaThe Abduction from the Seraglio10/8/2016 - 10/16/2016
Festival OperaThe Abduction from the Seraglio8/5/2016 - 8/9/2016
Alamo City OperaThe Abduction from the Seraglio2/6/2016 - 2/7/2016
St. Petersburg Opera CompanyThe Abduction from the Seraglio2/5/2016 - 5/27/2016
Des Moines Metro OperaThe Abduction from the Seraglio6/26/2015 - 7/19/2015
West Bay OperaDie Entführung aus dem Serail2/13/2015 - 2/22/2015
Opera RoanokeThe Abduction from the Seraglio11/22/2014 - 11/22/2014
Utah Symphony | Utah OperaThe Abduction from the Seraglio5/5/2014 - 5/18/2014
Opera AtelierThe Abduction from the Seraglio10/10/2013 - 11/11/2013
Delaware Valley OperaThe Abduction from the Seraglio8/8/2013 - 9/9/2013
Pittsburgh OperaThe Abduction from the Seraglio4/4/2012 - 5/6/2012
Opera PhiladelphiaThe Abduction from the Seraglio2/2/2012 - 2/26/2012
Arizona OperaDie Entführung aus dem Serail4/4/2011 - 4/17/2011
Edmonton OperaThe Abduction from the Seraglio2/2/2011 - 2/10/2011
San Francisco OperaThe Abduction from the Seraglio9/9/2009 - 10/22/2009
Lyric Opera of ChicagoDie Entführung aus dem Serail3/3/2009 - 3/28/2009
Hawaii Opera TheatreDie Entfuhrung aus dem Serail2/2/2009 - 2/17/2009
Opera AtelierThe Abduction from the Seraglio11/9/2008 - 11/14/2008
Minnesota OperaThe Abduction from the Seraglio11/4/2008 - 11/11/2008
Metropolitan OperaDie Entführung aus dem Serail4/4/2008 - 5/7/2008
Boston Lyric OperaThe Abduction from the Seraglio4/4/2008 - 5/6/2008
Houston Grand OperaThe Abduction from the Seraglio1/1/2008 - 2/2/2008
Michigan Opera TheatreThe Abduction from the Seraglio5/5/2007 - 5/19/2007
Florida Grand OperaDie Entführung aus dem Serail11/11/2006 - 12/12/2006
Opera in the HeightsDie Entführung aus dem Serail11/9/2006 - 11/17/2006
Opera AustraliaThe Abduction from the Seraglio7/7/2006 - 8/10/2006
Chicago Opera TheaterDie Entführung aus dem Serail5/5/2006 - 5/13/2006
Opera OmahaThe Abduction from the Seraglio5/1/2006 - 5/7/2006
Opera ColoradoThe Abduction from the Seraglio4/1/2006 - 5/1/2006
Atlanta OperaThe Abduction from the Seraglio3/1/2006 - 3/12/2006
Tacoma OperaThe Abduction from the Seraglio11/1/2005 - 11/6/2005
Portland OperaThe Abduction from the Seraglio5/1/2005 - 5/21/2005
Skylight Music TheatreThe Abduction from the Seraglio9/1/2004 - 10/1/2004
Vancouver New MusicThe Abduction from the Seraglio3/1/2004 - 3/5/2004
Opera TampaAbduction!2/1/2004 - 2/22/2004
Opera Company of BrooklynDie Entführung aus dem Serail7/1/2003 - 7/19/2003
Opera Theatre of Saint LouisThe Abduction from the Seraglio5/5/2003 - 6/29/2003
Lyric Opera of Kansas CityThe Abduction from the Seraglio3/3/2003 - 3/23/2003
Metropolitan OperaDie Entführung aus dem Serail1/1/2003 - 2/6/2003
Boston Lyric OperaThe Abduction from the Seraglio11/8/2002 - 11/18/2002
San Francisco OperaDie Entführung aus dem Serail10/10/2002 - 11/2/2002
Opera SaratogaDie Entführung aus dem Serail7/7/2002 - 7/14/2002
Houston Grand OperaThe Abduction from the Seraglio3/1/2002 - 3/24/2002
Opera AustraliaThe Abduction from the Seraglio6/6/2000 - 7/14/2000
Glimmerglass FestivalThe Abduction from the Seraglio7/3/1999 - 8/21/1999
Opera PhiladelphiaDie Entführung aus dem Serail4/26/1999 - 5/12/1999
Opera MemphisThe Abduction from the Seraglio2/1/1999 - 2/27/1999
Opera ColumbusThe Abduction from the Seraglio4/1/1998 - 4/18/1998
Florentine Opera CompanyThe Abduction from the Seraglio2/2/1998 - 2/22/1998
Edmonton OperaThe Abduction from the Seraglio2/2/1997 - 2/6/1997
Piedmont OperaThe Abduction from the Seraglio4/4/1996 - 4/16/1996
Los Angeles OperaThe Abduction from the Seraglio11/7/1995 - 11/20/1995
Utah Symphony | Utah OperaThe Abduction from the Seraglio5/1/1995 - 5/21/1995
Manitoba OperaThe Abduction from the Seraglio2/1/1995 - 2/12/1995
Indianapolis OperaThe Abduction from the Seraglio11/1/1994 - 11/19/1994
Chautauqua OperaThe Abduction from the Seraglio7/1/1994 - 7/11/1994
Santa Fe OperaThe Abduction from the Seraglio7/1/1994 - 8/1/1994
Syracuse OperaThe Abduction from the Seraglio4/1/1993 - 5/1/1993
Austin OperaThe Abduction from the Seraglio3/1/1993 - 4/1/1993
Pacific Opera VictoriaThe Abduction from the Seraglio10/1/1992 - 10/23/1992
Cincinnati OperaThe Abduction from the Seraglio7/1/1992 - 7/11/1992
Metropolitan OperaDie Entführung aus dem Serail11/1/1991 - 12/1/1991
Fort Worth OperaThe Abduction from the Seraglio11/1/1991 - 11/16/1991
Des Moines Metro OperaThe Abduction from the Seraglio6/1/1991 - 7/1/1991


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