April 19, 1964
Montezuma
Composer:Roger Sessions
Librettist:Giuseppe Antonio Borgese
Synopsis
Based on the memoirs of Bernal Diaz del Castillo, a soldier who accompanied Cortez to Mexico, the opera tells of the landing of the Spaniards in Mexico and their dealings with the Aztecs and the emperor, Montezuma. A classic tale from history of trust and betrayal, it ends with the death of Montezuma at the hands of the Aztecs.
courtesy of Theodore Presser Company

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Approximate Runtime (hh:mm)
02:0

Number of Acts
3


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