Vincenzo Bellini

Vincenzo Bellini

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Shows by Vincenzo Bellini

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A three act opera about a young painter, Salvini, who falls in love with the fiance of the wealthy and powerful Lord Adelson, Nelly. Nelly's uncle, Struley, outlawed from Ireland, where the opera takes place, for some unspec... read more

In order to gain the title of Duke of Milan, Filippo has married the former Duke's wife, Beatrice. Filippo is distraught, however, because he is really in love with Agnese. Agnese, meanwhile, is in love with the Lord of Ven... read more

The story of this opera is taken from the source of Matteo Bandello instead of the Shakespearean text. In this version of the ill-fated lovers tale, the Capulet and Montague families are members of opposing political factions... read more

Set in Gaul, at the time of the Roman occupation, Norma is the story of a virgin druid priestess who falls in love with a Roman, leading her to break her vows and betray her faith. Although they have two sons together and Nor... read more

Overview

Nationality
Italian
Born
11/3/1801
Died
9/23/1835
Show Categories
Opera
Genres
Romance, Drama, Historical/Biographical, Tragedy