Opera Scotland

Tancredi

Music

Gioachino Rossini (born Pesaro, 29 February 1792; died Paris, 13 November 1868)

Libretto

Gaetano Rossi (rev. Luigi Lechi)

Source

Play Tancrède (1760) by Voltaire (1694-1778).

 

Premieres

First Performance: Venice (Teatro La Fenice), 6 Feb 1813.

First Performance (Revision): Ferrara (Teatro Comunale), March 1813.

First Performance in UK: London (King's Theatre, Haymarket), 4 May 1820.

First Performance in Scotland: Edinburgh (Theatre Royal), 14 December 1835.

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