• John Philip Sousa
  • El Capitan (chamber version) (1896)

  • G Schirmer Inc (World)


Chamber version by Philip Brunelle

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  • chorus
  • 2 male, 1 female role; 6 roles
  • 1 hr 37 min
  • Book by Charles Klein. Libretto by the composer and Tom Frost. Performing edition by Barbara Nosanow
  • English

Programme Note

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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