Soloists: Don Pantaleone Roiz de Pacheco, a nobleman (Bernhard Köhler, bass), Don Gomez de Freiros, a nobleman (Jacob Hübner, tenor), Clarissa, Don Pantaleone’s daughter (Emma Baumann, soprano), Laura, Clarissa’s maid (mezzo-soprano Josephine von Artner (1869-1932), mezzo-soprano), Don Gaston de Viratos, a former student (Charles Hedmondt, tenor), Ambrosio, Don Gaston’s servant (Otto Schelper, baritone), Don Pinto de Fonseca, a young country squire (Carl Grengg (1853-1914), bass), Inez, the Innkeeper’s daughter (Therese Rothauser, soprano), Innkeeper (August Proft, bass), Major-domo (tenor).
The first performance was an event of the first rank, in which even the Saxon royal couple was present. Mahler was celebrated enthusiastically. See Compositions unfinished, completed by Mahler (1 composer). Despite many plans Mahler composed no more operas. Five performances.