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Italiana in Algeri, L’ (‘The Italian Girl in Algiers’)locked

  • Richard Osborne


Dramma giocoso in two acts by gioachino Rossini to a libretto substantially derived from angelo Anelli ’s libretto for Luigi Mosca’s L’italiana in Algeri (1808, Milan); Venice, Teatro S Benedetto, 22 May 1813.

The opera is Rossini’s first buffo masterpiece in the fully fledged two-act form. It quickly won widespread popular acclaim in Italy and it was the first Rossini opera to be produced in Germany (...

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