Alzira

More info on Alzira

Composer:

Giuseppe Verdi

Librettist:

Salvatore Cammarano

Premiere:

12 August 1845, Naples (Teatro San Carlo)

Language:

Italian

Synopsis:

Alzira Synopsis

Libretto:

Alzira Libretto

Translation(s):

Deutsch

About the opera Alzira

Alzira is an opera in a prologue and two acts by Giuseppe Verdi to an Italian libretto by Salvadore Cammarano, based on the play Alzire, ou les Américains by Voltaire.
The first performance was at the Teatro San Carlo, Naples, on August 12, 1845. The contemporary reviews were mixed, and the first run of the opera received only 4 further performances.
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Roles in Alzira

Alvaro Bass
Gusmano Baritone
Ovando Tenor
Zamoro Tenor
Ataliba Bass
Alzira Soprano
Zuma Mezzo-Soprano
Otumbo Tenor

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All scenes from Alzira

Arias from Alzira
Duets from Alzira

Nr.Title scenePopularityOperaComposerActTypeVoicesLang.Roles
1Overture

Opera: AlziraComposer: VerdiAct: 0.01

Type: instrumentalVoice: n/aLanguage: Italian

Roles:
2Muoia coverto d'insulti

Opera: AlziraComposer: VerdiAct: 0.02

Type: recitative,choirVoice: tenorLanguage: Italian

Roles: Otumbo
3A costoro quei nume perdoni

Opera: AlziraComposer: VerdiAct: 0.03

Type: recitativeVoice: B T TLanguage: Italian

Roles: Alvaro/Otumbo/Zamoro
4Un inca eccesso orribile

Opera: AlziraComposer: VerdiAct: 0.04

Type: ariaVoice: tenorLanguage: Italian

Roles: Zamoro
5Risorto fra le tenebre

Opera: AlziraComposer: VerdiAct: 0.05

Type: recitativeVoice: T TLanguage: Italian

Roles: Zamoro/Otumbo
6Giunse or or da lido ispano

Opera: AlziraComposer: VerdiAct: 1.01

Type: choirVoice: n/aLanguage: Italian

Roles:
7Alta cagion qui v'assembrava

Opera: AlziraComposer: VerdiAct: 1.02

Type: recitativeVoice: B Br BLanguage: Italian

Roles: Alvaro/Gusmano/Ataliba
8Eterna la memoria

Opera: AlziraComposer: VerdiAct: 1.03

Type: aria,recitativeVoice: baritoneLanguage: Italian

Roles: Gusmano/Alvaro/Ataliba
9Quanto un mortal puo chiedere

Opera: AlziraComposer: VerdiAct: 1.04

Type: aria,choirVoice: baritoneLanguage: Italian

Roles: Gusmano
10Riposa tutte in suo dolor vegliante

Opera: AlziraComposer: VerdiAct: 1.05

Type: duet,choirVoice: S MzLanguage: Italian

Roles: Alzira/Zuma
11Da Gusman sul fragil barca

Opera: AlziraComposer: VerdiAct: 1.06

Type: aria,choirVoice: sopranoLanguage: Italian

Roles: Alzira/Zuma
12Nell astro piu che fulgido

Opera: AlziraComposer: VerdiAct: 1.07

Type: aria,recitativeVoice: sopranoLanguage: Italian

Roles: Alzira/Zuma
13Figlia padre compir la mia

Opera: AlziraComposer: VerdiAct: 1.08

Type: aria,recitativeVoice: sopranoLanguage: Italian

Roles: Alzira/Zuma
14Chi fia qual mai cagion

Opera: AlziraComposer: VerdiAct: 1.09

Type: recitativeVoice: T SLanguage: Italian

Roles: Zamoro/Alzira
15Qual ardimento ola

Opera: AlziraComposer: VerdiAct: 1.10

Type: recitativeVoice: Br S B Mz TLanguage: Italian

Roles: Gusmano/Alzira/Ataliba/Zuma/Zamoro
16Teco sperai combattere

Opera: AlziraComposer: VerdiAct: 1.11

Type: aria,recitativeVoice: tenorLanguage: Italian

Roles: Zamoro/Zuma/Alzira/Alvaro
17Il mio sangue i giorni miei

Opera: AlziraComposer: VerdiAct: 1.12

Type: quartetVoice: Br B S BLanguage: Italian

Roles: Gusmano/Alvaro/Alzira/Alvaro
18Qual suon che avvenne

Opera: AlziraComposer: VerdiAct: 1.13

Type: recitativeVoice: Br T BLanguage: Italian

Roles: Gusmano/Ovando/Alvaro
19Trema trema a ritorti

Opera: AlziraComposer: VerdiAct: 1.14

Type: recitativeVoice: Br S T TLanguage: Italian

Roles: Gusmano/Alzira/Zamoro/Ovando
20Mesci mesci vittoria

Opera: AlziraComposer: VerdiAct: 2.01

Type: choirVoice: n/aLanguage: Italian

Roles:
21Querrieri al nuovo di

Opera: AlziraComposer: VerdiAct: 2.02

Type: recitativeVoice: Br S TLanguage: Italian

Roles: Gusmano/Alzira/Ovando
22Il pianto l'angoscia

Opera: AlziraComposer: VerdiAct: 2.03

Type: duetVoice: S BrLanguage: Italian

Roles: Alzira/Gusmano
23Ei mora crudo arrestati

Opera: AlziraComposer: VerdiAct: 2.04

Type: recitativeVoice: S Br TLanguage: Italian

Roles: Alzira/Gusmano/Ovando
24Colma di gioia ho anima

Opera: AlziraComposer: VerdiAct: 2.05

Type: duetVoice: Br SLanguage: Italian

Roles: Gusmano/Alzira
25Amici ebben seconda

Opera: AlziraComposer: VerdiAct: 2.06

Type: recitativeVoice: T TLanguage: Italian

Roles: Otumbo/Zamoro
26Irne lungi ancor dovrei

Opera: AlziraComposer: VerdiAct: 2.07

Type: ariaVoice: tenorLanguage: Italian

Roles: Zamoro
27Fuggi ah fuggi

Opera: AlziraComposer: VerdiAct: 2.08

Type: recitativeVoice: T TLanguage: Italian

Roles: Otumbo/Zamoro
28Non di codarde lagrime

Opera: AlziraComposer: VerdiAct: 2.09

Type: ariaVoice: tenorLanguage: Italian

Roles: Zamoro
29Tegi del pianto America

Opera: AlziraComposer: VerdiAct: 2.10

Type: choirVoice: n/aLanguage: Italian

Roles:
30Prodi figli d'Iberia

Opera: AlziraComposer: VerdiAct: 2.11

Type: ariaVoice: baritoneLanguage: Italian

Roles: Gusmano
31E dolce la tromba

Opera: AlziraComposer: VerdiAct: 2.12

Type: ariaVoice: baritoneLanguage: Italian

Roles: Gusmano
32Schiuditi o terra

Opera: AlziraComposer: VerdiAct: 2.13

Type: recitativeVoice: S Br T MzLanguage: Italian

Roles: Alzira/Gusmano/Zamoro/Zuma
33Altre virtudi insano

Opera: AlziraComposer: VerdiAct: 2.14

Type: aria,ensembleVoice: baritoneLanguage: Italian

Roles: Gusmano