Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky


Op. 69, TH11

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Tchaikovsky's last opera was "Iolanta" (Iolanthe) (1891) with a libretto by Modest Tchaikovsky after Henrik Hertz's play "King René's Daughter". Iolanta, born blind, is kept unaware of her condition by father the king in order not to cause her unhappiness. Nevertheless, she has doubts expressed in a beautiful aria i... read more