Don Carlos

The opera Don Carlos was composed by Giuseppe Verdi to a libretto by Camille du Locle and Joseph Méry based on Don Carlos, Infant von Spanien by Friedrich Schiller. It was first performed at Paris Opéra in Paris (France) on 1867-03-11 and published by Ricordi. The opera is set in Madrid and Paris.

Dramatis Personae:

  • Count of Lerma (Tenor)
  • Countess of Aremberg (Silent)
  • Don Carlos, Infante of Spain (Tenor)
  • Elisabeth de Valois, Philip's queen (Soprano)
  • Flemish deputies (Bass)
  • Grand Inquisitor (Bass)
  • Inquisitors (Bass)
  • Old monk (Bass)
  • Philip II, King of Spain (Bass)
  • Princess Eboli, Elisabeth's lady-in-waiting (Mezzosoprano)
  • Rodrigue, Marquis of Posa (Baritone)
  • Royal herald (Tenor)
  • Thibault, Elisabeth's page (Soprano)
  • Voice from heaven (Soprano)
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