About this work...
This recitative and aria were written to Metastasio's text for "Didone abbandonata" (Dido's Abandonment). This text, like many of Metastasio's librettos, is based on Greek and Roman mythology and history--in this case, the story of Dido and Aeneas. The story has provided material for countless other operas, such as Pur... read more
Curated by Mariana Pimenta, Soprano