Did You Know?
A woman played the part of Prince Orlovsky in one version of this opera because the part of the Prince was intended to be sung by a castrato, a type of singer which no longer exists - the practice of "creating" them was stopped ages ago, as it involved the surgical removal of the singer's genitals. See more
Version of Die Fledermaus
Spiel' ich die Unschuld vom Lande
Music by Johann Strauss See more