“Tamerlano” (Georg Friedrich Haendel) premiered X 31 1724

Synopsis The defeated Ottoman Emperor, Beyazit, is a prisoner of Timurlenk (Tamerlano). When Timurlenk releases him, Beyazit threatens to commit suicide but is dissuaded by Adnronicus. Timurlenk is in love with Beyazit's daughter, Asteria. In return for her love, Timurlenk will allow him to live. Meanwhile, he also proposes to give his betrothed, Irene, to… Continue reading “Tamerlano” (Georg Friedrich Haendel) premiered X 31 1724