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Rigoletto, Opera by G. Verdi

Rigoletto, Opera by G. Verdi

Vienna
An opera in three acts, with music by Giuseppe Verdi and libretto by Francesco Maria Piave, based on the play Le roi s’amuse (The King Amuses Himself) by Victor Hugo. It was an instant success when premiered on 11 March 1851 at ...
Don Pasquale, Opera by G. Donizetti

Don Pasquale, Opera by G. Donizetti

Vienna
Considered by many to be the last great opera buffa, Gaetano Donizetti’s Don Pasquale is the perfect farce, as popular today as when it was first performed in the mid-nineteenth century. Don Pasquale, a cantankerous but ...
The Barber of Seville, Opera by G. Rossini

The Barber of Seville, Opera by G. Rossini

Vienna
The Barber of Seville, by Gioacchino Rossini, is an opera buffa in two acts, with libretto by Cesare Sterbini Romano. It was based on the play Le Barbier de Séville (1775) by Pierre Augustin Caron de Beaumarchais, the play which ...
Tosca, Opera by G. Puccini

Tosca, Opera by G. Puccini

Vienna
Brutal, dramatic, unrelenting: epithets that have all been used to describe Giacomo Puccini’s tremendous historical opera, Tosca. Set in the real Rome of the Napoleonic Wars, its locations still stand today, including the Church ...