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Semiramide (‘Semiramis’)locked

  • Richard Osborne

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Melodramma tragico in two acts by giochino Rossini to a libretto by gaetano Rossi after Voltaire’sSémiramis; Venice, Teatro La Fenice, 3 February 1823.

Semiramide was the last opera Rossini wrote in Italy. He worked on it at Castenaso, his country house outside Bologna, in the late summer and autumn of ...

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