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Alessandro

Composer:
George Frideric Handel
Original Language:
Italian
Librettist:
Paolo Antonio Rolli
Description:
Opera in Three Acts
Notes:

After Mauro’s La Superbia d’Alessandro

Time:
327 B.C.
Place:
City of Ossidraca, conquered by Alexander during his foray into India
Role Voice Part Classification
Rossane, a slave Soprano L
Lisaura, a princess Soprano L
Alessandro, Alexander the Great Contralto or Countertenor L
Tassile, King of India Tenor F
Clito, Duke of Macedonia Bass F
Cleone, friend of Clito Contralto or Countertenor S
Leonato, friend of Clito Tenor S
 
Minimum Chorus:  16
Divisi:  SATB