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OperaComposerYear of Premier Performance
Moses in Egypt (Mosè in Egitto)/later retitled Moses and Pharoah or The Crossing of the Red Sea1818/1827
The Goose of Cairo (L'oca del Cairo)1784
Tancredi (based on Voltaire's play of the same name)1813
La fanciulla del West (The Girl of the West)1910
Un giorno di regno, ossia il finto Stanislao (King for a Day)1840
William Tell (Guillaume Tell) - based on play by Schiller1829 (his final opera)
L'Arianna (only the aria Lamento has survived)1608
The Deluded Bridegroom (Lo sposo deluso)1784
The Obligation of the First and Foremost Commandment (Die Schuldigkeit des ersten Gebots) - singspiel1767 (his first age 11)
The Lady of the Lake (La donna del lago) - based on poem by Scott11819 (began his move toward romanticism)
The Marriage of Figaro (Le nozze di Figaro)1786
Otello (check date)1816
Manon Lescaut1893
Apollo and Hyacinth (Apollo et Hyacinthus)1767
Cinderella, or Goodness Triumphant (La Cenerentola, ossia La bontà in trionfo)1817
The Barber of Seville, or The Futile Precaution ( Il barbiere di Siviglia, ossia L'inutile precauzione) 1816
La cambiale di matrimonio (The Bill of Marriage or The Marriage Contract) 1810 (his first opera)
Composed at least 18 operas but only 3 complete & 1 portion have survived
Cyrus in Babylon, or The Downfall of Belshazzar (Ciro in Babilonia, ossia La caduta di Baldassare)1812
The Shepherd King (Il re pastore)1775
The Philosopher's Stone (Der Stein der Weisen)1790
OperaComposerYear of Premier Performance
The Power of Fate|The Force of Destiny (La forza del destino) - based on de Saavedra play1862
Ernani (based on play Hernani by Victor Hugo)1844
Falstaff1893 (his final opera)
L'Orfeo1607 (his first opera/also considered the first real (mature) opera)
Oberto, (Conte di San Bonifacio)1839 (his first opera)
Madame Butterfly1904
Don Giovanni1787
Otello (check date)1887
The Magic Flute (Die Zauberflöte)1791
Idomeneus, King of Crete (Idomeneo, re di Creta)1780-81
The Coronation of Poppea (L'incoronazione di Poppea)1642 (his final opera)
Zaide1779 - a Singspiel
Il Corsaro (The Corsair) - based on Byron poem of same name1848
Giovanna d'Arco (Joan of Arc)1845
The Troubadour (Il trovatore) (redone in French as Le trouvère) 1853
Alzira (based on the play Alzire, ou les Américains by Voltaire - about Inca Indians vs Spanish))1845
Turandot1926 (his final opera)
Nabucco (named for King Nebuchadnezzar)1842
The Feigned Simpleton (La finta semplice)1768
Jérusalem (conversion of I Lombardi alla Prima Crociata into French)1847
OperaComposerYear of Premier Performance
The Clemency of Titus (La clemenza di Tito)1791
Scipio's Dream (Il sogno di Scipione)1772
The Impresario (Der Schauspieldirektor)1786
La bohème1896
La rondine (The Swallow)1917
The Fallen Woman (La traviata)1853
The Abduction from the Seraglio (Die Entführung aus dem Serail)1782
Don Carlos1867
Luisa Miller (based on play Kabale und Liebe (Intrigue and Love) by Schiller)1849
Women are like that or All women do that (Così fan tutte)1790
The Curious Misunderstanding (L'equivoco stravagante)1811
Attila 1846
I Lombardi alla Prima Crociata (The Lombards on the First Crusade)1843
Thamos, King of Egypt (Thamos, König in Ägypten)1773/1779
Le Villi (The Willis or The Fairies)1884 (his 1st opera)
The Thieving Magpie (La gazza ladra)1817
Il trittico (The Triptych)1918
The Return of Ulysses (Il ritorno d'Ulisse in patria)1640
Mithridates, King of Pontus (Mitridate, re di Ponto)1770

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