Otto Nicolai (1810-1849)
Information about the composer Otto Nicolai and his operas.
Die Lustigen Weiber von Windsor (The Merry Wives of Windsor)
A comic masterpiece faithfully based on Shakespeare's play.
Recommended recordings on CD
Heger (EMI CMS7 69348-2)
A good cast superbly conducted.
Bavarian State Opera Chorus, Bavarian State Opera Orchestra, conducted by Robert Heger, 1963.
EMI CMS7 69348-2