Lucio Silla (Lucius Sulla)

Lucio Silla (Lucius Sulla)

Lucius Sulla

Opera




Overview


Synopsis

Rome is ruled by the dictator Lucio Silla. Cecilio, banished for plotting against Silla, learns from his friend Cinna that Silla, declaring him dead, is chasing Cecilio's fiancée, Junia. Junia, daughter of Sulla's defeated enemy Marius, rejects Sulla's advances at all costs. Cecilio then returns in secret from exile to Rome to reclaim Junia. However, he is caught and sent to prison. Luckily, Cinna saves the day. He agrees to marry Silla's sister, Celia. In return Celia persuades her brother to free Cecilio and allow him to marry Junia.


Characters

Male

Lead

Tenor

Female

Lead

Soprano

Male

Lead

Soprano



Show Information

Category
Opera
Number of Acts:
3 Acts
Cast Size
small
Licensor:
None/royalty-free
Casting Notes:
Mostly male cast
Includes adult, late teen, young adult characters

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