Shanewis: Performance History

First performance: 23 Mar 1918, Metropolitan Opera, New York


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At the Denver performance of 1924, the title role was performed by soprano Tsianina Redfeather Blackstone, who provided the semi-autobiographical story of the opera, in her operatic debut.

Although given under the title Shanewis, the vocal score was published under the title The Robin Woman (Shanewis).

Shanewis was performed eight times in two seasons at the Metropolitan Opera. It was the first American opera to be presented there in more than a single season.

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