I Lombardi alla prima crociata
|Opera by Giuseppe Verdi|
"The departure of the Lombards for the Crusade"
11 February 1843
I Lombardi alla Prima Crociata (The Lombards on the First Crusade) is an
The plot complications of Tasso's original drama required the librettist to make significant changes; the historical characters portrayed in the original do not appear and the story becomes that of a fictional family and its involvement in the Crusades.