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John Philip Sousa

Publisher: G. Schirmer

El Capitan (1896)
Publisher
G Schirmer Inc
Category
Opera and Music Theatre
Year Composed
1896
Duration
1 Hours 37 Minutes
Chorus
chorus
Soloist
2 male, 1 female role
Solo Instrument(s)
6 roles
Programme Note
John Philip Sousa El Capitan (1896)

Related works:
   El Capitan
   El Capitan (chamber version)

Comic Opera in Three Acts
Book by Charles Klein

Synopsis:
When the leader of a Peruvian band of rebels dies, the viceroy, Don Enrico Medigua, the only one who knows the leader is dead, assumes El Capitán’s identity. As El Capitán he meets and falls in love with Estrelida. But when he assumes the identity of the viceroy again, Don Enrico must give Estrelida up since he is already married.

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