Librettist Jean-Nicolas van Nieuwenhuysen and Alphonse Royer (after Walter Scott's History of Scotland)
Premiered 1846, December 30th (Opéra, Salle Le Peletier) in Paris, France
First published 1847
Type Pastiche
Spoken language Italian
Instruments Chorus/Choir
Voice (Baritone) - Robert Bruce, King of Scotland
Voice (Tenor) - Édouard II, King of England
Voice (Bass) - Douglas, Lord of Douglas
Voice (Mezzo-Soprano) - Marie, his daughter
Voice (Bass) - Dickson, a highlander of Stirling
Voice (Soprano) - Nelly, his daughter
Voice (Tenor) - Arthur, an official in the service of Édouard
Voice (Bass) - Morton, an English captain
Voice (Bass) - A bard
Voice (Mezzo-Soprano) - Musichetto ; Édouard's page
Autotranslations beta Gioachino Rossini: Robert Bruce
Gioachino Rossini: Robert Bruce
Gioachino Rossini: Robert Bruce
Description and Details <p><span style="color: #000000;">The music was stitched together by Niedermeyer, with the composer's permission, with pieces from&nbsp;<a title="La donna del lago" href=""><span style="color: #000000;">La donna del lago</span></a>,&nbsp;<a title="Zelmira" href=""><span style="color: #000000;">Zelmira</span></a>, and other Rossini operas.</span></p>