I puritani

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Vincenzo Bellini

I puritani

“The Puritans”

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This "melodramma serio" in three acts, with a libretto by Count Carlo Pepoli after the play Têtes Rondes et Cavaliers (Roundheads and Cavaliers) by Ancelot and Xavier, was premiered in Paris at the Théâtre Italien on January 24, 1835. The title was chosen because of the popularity of Scott's novel Old Mortality (1816),... read more