Opera

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Belisario (1836)

Lyric Tragedy in Three Parts
Libretto by Salvatore Cammarano

Il campanello di notte (1836)

Comic Opera in One Act
Libretto by the composer

Betly, o La capanna svizzera (1837 version)

Opera buffa in two acts
Libretto by Gaetano Donizetti.

First presented in 1836 in one act with spoken dialogue, then expanded with additional music and recitatives instead of dialogue.

L’assedio di Calais (1836)

Lyric drama in 3 acts
Libretto by Salvatore Cammarano

The story is celebrated by Rodin in his famous sculpture Les bourgeois de Calais and was the subject of a number of plays that served as the librettist’s sources.

Pia de’ Tolomei (1837)

Lyric Travedy in Two Parts
Libretto by Salvatore Cammarano

Roberto Devereux (1837)

Lyric Tragedy in Three Acts
Libretto by Salvatore Cammarano

Maria de Rudenz (1837)

Tragic Drama in Three Parts
Libretto by Salvatore Cammarano

Poliuto (1838)

Lyric Tragedy in Three Acts
Libretto by Salvatore Cammarano

La favorite (1840)

Grand Opera in Four Acts
Libretto by Alphonse Royer and Gustave Vaëz

Adelia, o la figlia dell’arciere (1841)

(Adelia, or the Archer’s Daughter)
“Melodramma serio” in Three Acts
Libretto by Felice Romani and Girolamo Maria Marini