The Turk in Italy (Il Turco in Italia)

RUNNING TIME
3hr.
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WHAT IS IT ABOUT?

Rossini's 1814 comic opera reversed the idea of The Italian in Algiers. Prosdocimo believes that adding a Turkish element into his new comedy would be advantageous and decides to engineer a complicated intrigue between Fiorilla, her worried husband Geroinio and the Turk Selim.

Sung in Italian with English surtitles. Running time: approx. 3hrs including one interval.

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