Opera List of Opera seria Operas

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List of the most famous Opera seria operas, listed alphabetically with photos when available. This list contains popular examples of operas of the genre Opera seria, and contains information such as what language the opera was composed in. If you want to know more about these historic Opera seria operas you can click on their names for even more information. Any notable operas in the Opera seria genre should be listed below, so if you're an opera lover use this list to find a few that you've never heard of. The list you're viewing is made up of many different items, including Idomeneo and Agrippina.

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Adelaide is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list List of Opera seria Operas
Adelaide Antonio Sartorio

Agrippina is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list List of Opera seria Operas
Agrippina George Frideric Handel

Alcina is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list List of Opera seria Operas
Alcina George Frideric Handel

Alessandro nelle Indie is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list List of Opera seria Operas
Alessandro nelle Indie Giovanni Pacini

Antigona is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list List of Opera seria Operas
Antigona Josef Mysliveček

Arianna in Creta is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list List of Opera seria Operas
Arianna in Creta George Frideric Handel

Ariodante is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list List of Opera seria Operas
Ariodante George Frideric Handel

Armida is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list List of Opera seria Operas
Armida Antonio Sacchini

Aureliano in Palmira is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list List of Opera seria Operas
Aureliano in Palmira Gioacchino Rossini

Cajo Mario is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list List of Opera seria Operas
Cajo Mario Niccolò Jommelli

Creso is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list List of Opera seria Operas
Creso Antonio Sacchini

Demetrio e Polibio is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list List of Opera seria Operas
Demetrio e Polibio Gioacchino Rossini

Demofoonte is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list List of Opera seria Operas
Demofoonte Josef Mysliveček

Floridante is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list List of Opera seria Operas
Floridante George Frideric Handel

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Gabriella di Vergy is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list List of Opera seria Operas
Gabriella di Vergy Gaetano Donizetti

Giulio Sabino is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list List of Opera seria Operas
Giulio Sabino Giuseppe Sarti

Griselda is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list List of Opera seria Operas
Griselda Alessandro Scarlatti

I puritani is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list List of Opera seria Operas
I puritani Vincenzo Bellini

Idomeneo is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list List of Opera seria Operas
Idomeneo Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Ifigenia in Tauride is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list List of Opera seria Operas
Ifigenia in Tauride Niccolò Jommelli

Il Medonte is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list List of Opera seria Operas
Il Medonte Josef Mysliveček

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Imeneo is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list List of Opera seria Operas
Imeneo George Frideric Handel

L'esule di Granata is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list List of Opera seria Operas
L'esule di Granata Giacomo Meyerbeer

La Calliroe is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list List of Opera seria Operas
La Calliroe Josef Mysliveček

La clemenza di Tito is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list List of Opera seria Operas
La clemenza di Tito Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

La Cleopatra is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list List of Opera seria Operas
La Cleopatra Domenico Cimarosa

La Statira is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list List of Opera seria Operas
La Statira Tomaso Albinoni

Lotario is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list List of Opera seria Operas
Lotario George Frideric Handel

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Maria de Rudenz is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list List of Opera seria Operas
Maria de Rudenz Gaetano Donizetti

Medonte, re di Epiro is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list List of Opera seria Operas
Medonte, re di Epiro Giuseppe Sarti

Mitridate Eupatore is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list List of Opera seria Operas
Mitridate Eupatore Alessandro Scarlatti

Mitridate, re di Ponto is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list List of Opera seria Operas
Mitridate, re di Ponto Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Montezuma is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list List of Opera seria Operas
Montezuma Carl Heinrich Graun

Orlando is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list List of Opera seria Operas
Orlando George Frideric Handel

Poro is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list List of Opera seria Operas
Poro George Frideric Handel

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Rodelinda is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list List of Opera seria Operas
Rodelinda George Frideric Handel

Sancia di Castiglia is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list List of Opera seria Operas
Sancia di Castiglia Gaetano Donizetti

Silla is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list List of Opera seria Operas
Silla George Frideric Handel

Statira principessa di Persia is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list List of Opera seria Operas
Statira principessa di Persia Francesco Cavalli

Temistocle is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list List of Opera seria Operas
Temistocle Johann Christian Bach

Teseo is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list List of Opera seria Operas
Teseo George Frideric Handel

The Bassarids is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list List of Opera seria Operas
The Bassarids Hans Werner Henze

Tieteberga is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list List of Opera seria Operas
Tieteberga Antonio Vivaldi

Tigrane is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list List of Opera seria Operas
Tigrane Alessandro Scarlatti

Tsefal i Prokris is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list List of Opera seria Operas
Tsefal i Prokris Francesco Araja

Zoraida di Granata is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list List of Opera seria Operas
Zoraida di Granata Gaetano Donizetti