Tamerlano

Tamerlano

Opera




Overview


Synopsis

The defeated Ottoman Emperor, Beyazit, is a prisoner of Timurlenk. When Timurlenk releases him, Beyazit threatens to commit suicide but is dissuaded by Adnronicus. Timurlenk is in love with Beyazit's daughter, Asteria. In return for her love, Timurlenk will allow him to live. Meanwhile, he also proposes to give his betrothed, Irene, to Andronicus. Using a disguise, Irene gains entry to the court. She has planned to murder Timurlenk but is captured. Now both father and daughter are imprisoned. Soon Asteria and Andronicus openly declare their love for each other. Timurlenk threatens them and Beyazit takes poison instead. In the end, Timurlenk pardons Asteria and Andronicus. He also reunites with Irene.


Characters

Male

Lead

Alto

Male

Lead

Tenor

Female

Lead

Soprano



Show Information

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

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