Trionfo di Clelia, Il (libretto by Metastasio) (‘The Triumph of Cloelia’)
- Don Neville
Libretto by Pietro Metastasio, first set by Johann Adolf Hasse (1762, Vienna).
In league with Tarquinio [Tarquinius, Tarquin], who seeks restoration to the throne, Porsenna [Porsena], King of the Etruscans, lays siege to Rome. The Romans, however, obtain a truce and, as a sign of their good faith, present Porsena with a group of young hostages, among whom is the noblewoman Cloelia....