Manru [ˈmanɾuː] is an Opera (lyrical drama) in three acts, music by Ignacy Jan Paderewski composed to the libretto by Alfred Nossig (English translation by H. Opera is an art form in which Singers and Musicians perform a Dramatic work (called an opera which combines a text (called a Libretto Drama is the specific mode of Fiction represented in Performance. Ignacy Jan Paderewski GBE (November 18 1860 - June 29 1941 was a Polish Pianist, Composer, Diplomat, and politician and the A libretto is the text used in an extended Musical work such as an Opera, Operetta, Masque, sacred or secular Oratorio and E. Krehbiel), based on novel A Hut Behind the Village (1843) by Józef Ignacy Kraszewski. Józef Ignacy Kraszewski ( Warsaw, July 28, 1812 – March 19, 1887, Geneva) was a Polish novelist
Received its first performance (world premiere) in Dresden May 29, 1901 (sung in German, Ernst von Schuch conducting), followed by the Polish premiere in Lwow on June 8, 1901, and Teatr Wielki, Warsaw on May 24, 1902. The word premiere (or première, from the French première, "first" generally means "a first performance" Dresden (etymologically from Old Sorbian Drežďany, meaning people of the riverside forest, Drježdźany is the Capital city of the German Events 363 - Roman Emperor Julian defeats the Sassanid army in the Battle of Ctesiphon, under the walls of the Year 1901 ( MCMI) was a Common year starting on Tuesday (link will display calendar of the Gregorian calendar (or a Common year starting Ernst Edler von Schuch, born Ernst Gottfried Schuch ( 23 November 1846, Graz &ndash 10 May 1914, Niederlößnitz/ Radebeul Lviv ( Ukrainian: Львів, L’viv, Lwów Lemberg Львов L'vov; see also other names) is a major city in western Events 68 - The Roman Senate accepts emperor Galba. 536 - St Silverius becomes Pope (probable Year 1901 ( MCMI) was a Common year starting on Tuesday (link will display calendar of the Gregorian calendar (or a Common year starting Events 1218 - The Fifth Crusade leaves Acre for Egypt. 1276 - Magnus Ladulås is crowned Year 1902 ( MCMII) was a Common year starting on Wednesday (link will display calendar of the Gregorian calendar (or a Common year starting
American premiere (sung in English) took place on the stage of the Metropolitan Opera House on February 14, 1902, with debut of Alexander von Bandrowski in title role, Walter Damrosch conducting (good friend of the composer). The United States of America —commonly referred to as the The Metropolitan Opera Association of New York City, founded in April 1880 is a major presenter of all types of opera including Grand Opera. Events 842 - Charles the Bald and Louis the German swear the Oaths of Strasbourg in the French and German Year 1902 ( MCMII) was a Common year starting on Wednesday (link will display calendar of the Gregorian calendar (or a Common year starting Opera received initially enthusiastic reception, premiere being marked as "one of high distinction. " Nevertheless, predominantly due of badly written libretto, it received only 9 performances in the season 1901/1902 (from that 4 performances were staged in New York City) and was never revived there since. The City of New York
Manru remains to this day the only Polish opera ever presented at The Metropolitan Opera. Polish opera is the art of Opera in Poland. It may be regarded as the tradition of staging operas in Poland or the tradition of Polish composers and librettists writing The Metropolitan Opera Association of New York City, founded in April 1880 is a major presenter of all types of opera including Grand Opera.