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Radamisto

Composer:
George Frideric Handel
Original Language:
Italian
Librettist:
Probably by Nicola Francesco Haym
Description:
Opera in Three Acts
Notes:

Adapted from Domenico Lalli’s “L’amor tirannico, o Zenobia”

Time:
Third Century
Place:
Armenia: Military camps near Arax River, and royal palace
Role Voice Part Classification
Radamisto Soprano L
Zenobia Contralto L
Polissena Soprano L
Tiridate Tenor F
Fraarte Soprano F
Tigrante Soprano (or Tenor) F
Farasmane Bass S
Each soloist may be assigned to the SATB of the ensemble with Fraarte, the lowest of the soprano roles joining Zenobia on the Alto line of the ensemble.
 
Minimum Chorus:  No chorus