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Question 1: In England, the opera was first performed on 25 September 1893 at the Royal Opera House, ________.
FitzroviaHolbornCovent GardenWalthamstow Market

Question 2: It was first performed in ________ at the Grossherzogliches (Grand Ducal) Theater (now the Staatskapelle Weimar) on 2 December 1877 in a German translation.

Question 3: Although the company planned on performing the work in a fully staged production, the ________ objected to a Biblical work being mounted and the company was forced to present the opera in a concert version.
Henry Carey, 1st Baron HunsdonFrederick Spencer, 4th Earl SpencerLord ChamberlainEdward Bond

Question 4: was held at the French Opera House, ________ on 4 January 1893.
New OrleansLouisianaBaton Rouge, LouisianaNew Orleans metropolitan area

Question 5: The opera made its premiere in Italy at the Teatro Pagliano in ________ on 26 March 1892.

Question 6: 47, is a ________ in three acts and four scenes by Camille Saint-Saëns to a French libretto by Ferdinand Lemaire.
Grand OperaOpera buffaFarsaOpéra féerie

Question 7: ________ portrayed Dalila and Charles Fontaine portrayed Samson in the 1909 production.
Frederic AustinMarie BremaJohn Coates (tenor)Louise Kirkby Lunn

Question 8: In particular, the role of Delilah is considered to be one of the great opera roles for the ________.

Question 9: Over the next two years, performances were given in ________, Geneva, Toulouse, Nantes, Dijon, and Montpellier.
PessacSaint-ÉmilionBarsac, GirondeBordeaux

Question 10: The opera was mounted in ________ at the Teatro La Fenice on 8 March 1893 with Elisa Persini as Dalila and Augusto Brogi as Samson.


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