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Ballo in maschera, Un

Composer:
Giuseppe Verdi
Original Language:
Italian
Librettist:
Antonio Somma
Description:
Opera in Three Acts
Notes:

Based on Scribe’s play for Auber’s opera Gustave III, ou Le Bal Masque

Time:
1792
Place:
Stockholm, Sweden. Other versions historically placed in Boston, America late 17th century
Role Voice Part Classification
Amelia, his wife Soprano L
Oscar, page Soprano L
Gustav III, King of Sweden (Riccardo) Tenor L
Ct. Johan Ankerstrom, his aide (Renato) Baritone L
Ulrica, a fortune teller Contralto F
Ct. Ribbing (Tom) enemy of the King Bass F
Ct. Horn (Samuel) enemy of the King Bass F
Christian, a sailor (Silvano) Bass S
The Chief Magistrate (Judge) Tenor B
A Servant of Amelia Tenor B
 
Minimum Chorus:  30
Divisi:  SATB