Tamerlano ("Tamerlane", HWV 18) is an opera seria in three acts written for the Royal Academy of Music theatre company, with music by George Frideric Handel to an Italian text by Nicola Francesco Haym, adapted from Agostin Piovene's Tamerlano together with another libretto entitled Bajazet after Nicolas Pradon's Tamerlan, ou La Mort de Bajazet.

Librettist Nicola Francesco Haym, after C. Agostino Piovene
Date of composition 1724
Premiered 1724, October 31st (King's Theatre in the Haymarket) in London, UK
Type Opera Seria
Catalogue HWV 18
Spoken language Italian
Instruments Voice (Castrato) - Tamerlano, Emperor of the Tartars
Voice (Tenor) - Bajazet, Sultan of the Turks
Voice (Soprano) - Asteria, Bajazet's daughter
Voice (Castrato) - Andronico, Greek prince
Voice (Contralto) - Irene, Princess of Trebizond, betrothed to Tamerlano
Voice (Bass) - Leone, friend of Andronico and Tamerlano
Autotranslations beta Georg Friedrich Haendel: Tamerlano, HWV 18
Georg Friedrich Händel: Tamerlano, HWV 18
Georg Friedrich Händel: Tamerlano, HWV 18