Les Cloches de Corneville

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Les Cloches de Corneville ("The bells of Corneville") is an opera comique[1] in three acts, composed by Robert Planquette with a libretto by Louis Clairville and Charles Gabet.

Also known as The Chimes of Normandy in English.

The original text

Premiére Date: 26 March 1730, in the Théâtre de la Foire Saint-Germain: Paris

Translations and adaptations

Performance history in South Africa

1884-5 season: Performed (with the original French title) by the Henry Harper Company in the new Theatre Royal, Cape Town, as part of Henry Harper's first season as lessee and manager of the venue.



F.C.L. Bosman. 1980. Drama en Toneel in Suid-Afrika, Deel II, 1856-1912. Pretoria: J.L. van Schaik: p. 380

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