King Oscar I of Sweden and Eduard Brendler: Ryno eller Den vandrande riddaren

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Eduard Brendler/King Oscar I of Sweden: Ryno eller Den vandrande riddaren.
First performance:  may 1834, Royal Opera house, Stockholm.
Libretto: Bernhard von Beskow

When Brendler died in 1831 was Ryno still not finished so the crown prince Oscar, later king Oscar I of Sweden, did the task to complete the opera. He composed the finales, Agne's big aria, one quintet, a small duo and a double chorus. The crown princes musical models was Cherubini and Rossini unlike Brendler who was more close to Weber.

The crown prince may have been gifted but even he needed help. the composer Adolf Fredrik Lindblad structured up the pieces and the capelmeister Johan Fredrik Berwald orchestrated the music.

Botvid: Jonas Landström
Ryno: Anders Lundström
Agnes: Ann-Christine Göransson
Arnold: David Aler
Snap: Carl-Gustaf Holmgren
Jösse: Charlie T. Borg
Thuse Stenson: Rune Zetterström, basso

Orchestra: Göteborgs Symfoniker
Conductor: Anders Wiklund