opera by Gioachino Rossini

Semiramide is an Italian opera written by Gioachino Rossini. It has two acts. It was first performed at the Teatro La Fenice in Venice, on February 3, 1823, libretto by Gaetano Rossi. This was after Voltaire's Semiramis. This opera was successful from the start and is still performed today.

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  • The Complete Dictionnary of Opera & Operetta, James Anderson, Vikings Books, 1989.