RESEARCH

Dario Salvi is one of the leading figures in researching and reviving lost works, particularly in the world of Viennese operetta and ballet.

Dario Salvi is a conductor with a special interest in finding forgotten Viennese operas, operettas and ballets and cleaning the musical score and parts ready for use on the modern stage, along with original images, reviews and pertinent information about past performances. To date, some examples are:

Adam

Griseldis — music by Adolphe Adam (ballet)

Orfa — music by Adolphe Adam (ballet)

Bayer

Der Kinder Weihnachtstraum — music by J.Bayer  (ballet)

Bronsart

Jery und Bätely — music by Ingeborg von Bronsart, libretto by Goethe

Catel

Wallace,  Le ménestrel écossais — music by C.S.Catel 

Genée

Freund Felix — music by Richard Genée, libretto by Louis Herrmann

Der Geiger aus Tyrol — music by Richard Genée, libretto by Richard & Rudolf Genée

Der Seekadet (The Sea Cadet) — music by Richard Genée, libretto by Richard Genée and Karl Haffner

Humperdinck

Der blaue Vogel — music by E.Humperdinck, libretto by M.Maeterlinck

Meyerbeer

Das Brandenburger Tor (The Brandenburg Gate) — music by Giacomo Meyerbeer, libretto by Johann Emanuel Veith

Romilda e Costanza — music by Giacomo Meyerbeer, libretto by Gaetano Rossi

Jephta's Gelübde (Jeptha's Vow) — music by Giacomo Meyerbeer, libretto by Aloys Shreiber

Wirth und Gast (oder Alimelek, oder Die beiden Kalifen) — music by Giacomo Meyerbeer, libretto by Johann Gottfried Wöhlbruch

Minkus

La Bayadere (ballet) — music by Ludwig Minkus

Rumshinsky

Dos Tsubrokhene Fidele (The Broken Violin) — music by Joseph Rumshinsky, libretto Boris Thomashefsky

Suppé

Die Afrikareise (A Trip to Africa) — music by Franz von Suppé, libretto by Mauritz West

Die Reise um die Erde in 80 Tagen — music by Franz von Suppé, libretto by Adolphe d'Ennery

Gervinus, der Narr vom Untersberg — music by Franz von Suppé, libretto by Aloys Scheichel

Des Teufels Brautfahrt — music by Franz von Suppé, libretto by Carl Elmar

J. Strauss II

Blindekuh (Blind Man’s Bluff) — music by Johann Strauss II, libretto by Rudolf Kneisel

Waldmeister (Woodruff) — music by Johann Strauss II, libretto by Gustav Davis

Indigo — music by Johann Strauss II, libretto by Richard Genée

and many many more...

Find out more about Dario’s research on the Operetta Research Center website

PUBLICATIONS

Since 2016, Dario Salvi has published several books on operetta with Cambridge Scholars.

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