Opera List of Joseph Haydn Operas

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List of popular Joseph Haydn operas, listed alphabetically with photos when available. This Joseph Haydn operas list includes the names of all Joseph Haydn operas, so if you're an opera lover you might recognize many of these historic operas. This famous Joseph Haydn operas list contains various bits of information, such as what language they were composed in and what genre the popular Joseph Haydn opera falls under. There are a lot of well-known Joseph Haydn operas out there so this list is a great way to learn about the ones you haven't heard of before.

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Armida Armida, Hob. XXVIII/12, is an opera in three acts by Joseph Haydn, set to a libretto based upon Torquato Tasso's poem Gerusalemme liberata. The first performance was 26 February 1784 and it went ...more

Der krumme Teufel Der krumme Teufel, Hob. 29/1a, was Joseph Haydn's first opera. This German-language comic opera in the genre of Singspiel was commissioned by its librettist, leading comic actor Johann Joseph ...more

Il mondo della luna, Hob. 28/7, is an opera buffa by Joseph Haydn with a libretto written by Carlo Goldoni in 1750, first performed at Eszterháza, Hungary, on 3 August 1777. Goldoni's ...more

L'anima del filosofo L'anima del filosofo, ossia Orfeo ed Euridice, Hob. 28/13, is an opera in Italian in four acts by Joseph Haydn, the last he ever wrote. The libretto, by Carlo Francesco Badini, is based on the ...more

L’incontro improvviso is an opera in three acts by Joseph Haydn first performed at Eszterháza on 29 August 1775 to mark the four-day visit of Archduke Ferdinand, Habsburg governor of ...more

L'infedeltà delusa, Hob. 28/5, is an operatic burletta per musica by Joseph Haydn. The Italian libretto was by Marco Coltellini, perhaps reworked by Carl Friberth, who also took part in ...more

L'isola disabitata, Hob. 28/9, is an opera by Joseph Haydn, his tenth opera, written for the Eszterházy court and premiered on 6 December 1779. The libretto by Metastasio, the only one by ...more

La canterina, Hob. XXVIII/2, is a short, two act opera buffa by Joseph Haydn, the first one he wrote for Prince Esterhazy. Based on the intermezzo from the third act of Niccolò Piccinni's ...more

La fedeltà premiata La fedeltà premiata, Hob. XXVIII/10, is an opera in three acts by Joseph Haydn first performed at Eszterháza on 25 February 1781 to celebrate the reopening of the court theatre ...more

La vera costanza, Hob. 28/8, is an operatic dramma giocoso by Joseph Haydn. The Italian libretto was a shortened version of the one by Francesco Puttini set by Pasquale Anfossi for the opera of ...more

Le pescatrici Le pescatrici Hob. 28/4, is an opera in three acts by Joseph Haydn set to a libretto by Carlo Goldoni. Originally composed as part of the wedding celebrations of Maria Theresa Countess Lamberg, ...more

Lo speziale, Hob. 28/3, is a three act opera buffa by Joseph Haydn, with a libretto by Carlo Goldoni. A love triangle between the poor apprentice Mengone, the rich and assured dandy Volpino, and ...more

Orlando paladino, Hob. 28/11, is an opera in three acts by Joseph Haydn which was first performed at Eszterháza on 6 December 1782. The libretto by Nunziano Porta is based on another ...more