The opera L'Oracolo was composed by Franco Leoni to a libretto by Camillo Zanoni based on The Cat and the Cherub by Chester Bailey Fernald. It was first performed at Covent Garden Theatre in London (England) on 1905-06-28. The opera is set in San Francisco.

Dramatis Personae:

  • Ah-Joe, Niece of Hu-Tsin (Soprano)
  • Cim-Fen, Proprietor of an opium den (Baritone)
  • Hu-C, Son of Hu-Tsin (Silent)
  • Hu-Tsin, A rich merchant (Bass)
  • Hua-Qu, Nurse of Hu-C (Contralto)
  • L'Indovino, A fortune-teller (Bass)
  • Uin-San-Lui, Uni-Sc's son (Tenor)
  • Uin-Sc, A learned doctor (Baritone)
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