This title was first published in 2001. Concentrating exclusively on the dramatic content of Verdi's opera, this text illuminates the characters and plot scenarios that inspired one of the greatest composers of opera. Organized alphabetically, the reference contains over 250 entries, with synopses and first performance and cast details.
Table of Contents
Preface, Introduction, Alphabetical main text, Glossary, Appendix A: Verdi Editions, Appendix B: Verdi’s Ballets, Discography
Jonathan Lewsey, formerly Artistic Director of the Mayer-Lismann Opera Centre, is currently working as a freelance writer and lecturer on opera and music.