Adriana Lecouvreur



The opera Adriana Lecouvreur was composed by Francesco Cilea to a libretto by Arturo Colautti based on Adrienne Lecouvreur by Eugène Scribe. It was first performed at Teatro Lirico in Milan (Italy) on 1902-11-06 and published by Sonzogno. The opera is set in Paris.

Dramatis Personae:

  • Abbé de Chazeuil (Tenor)
  • Adriana Lecouvreur, Actress of the Comédie Française (Soprano)
  • Maurizio, Count of Saxony (Tenor)
  • Michonnet, Stage director of the Comédie Française (Baritone)
  • Mlle Dangeville, Member of the Comédie (Mezzosoprano)
  • Mlle Jouvenot, Member of the Comédie (Soprano)
  • Poisson, Member of the Comédie (Tenor)
  • Prince de Bouillon (Bass)
  • Princess de Bouillon (Mezzosoprano)
  • Quinault, Member of the Comédie (Bass)
Recordings: M2K 79310


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