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ABOUT THE OPERA ARIA
From Giulio Cesare, HWV 17, Act II, Scene 3
Voice / Vocal Fach Soprano/ Lyric Soprano
Original key E Major
Language Italian
Composer George Frideric Handel 1685 – 1759
Poet Nicola Francesco Haym 1678 – 1729
Range Piangerò la sorte mia
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Piangerò la sorte mia, a setting by Nicola Francesco Haym, was composed by George Frideric Handel in 1723 (E Major) and premiered the same year. This aria is part of Act III of the opera, Giulio Cesare.

In 1723, year where Guilio Cesare was first premiered, Handel, aged 43 is an extremely famous composer in England. Born in Halle (today situated in Germany), he had spent, in his mid-twenties, several years in Italy, learning how to master Italian opera. He chose to settle in London around 1711 and since then, composed Italian operas for the English public, in great number: In 1723, year where Rosalinda was premiered, Handel also premiered no less than Flavio, Re de’ Longobardi and Ottone, Re di Germania!

Act I opens on Cesare victorious after defeating Pompeo. Pompeo’s wife, Cornelia begs Cesare to leave her husband alive and he accepts on the condition Pompeo must see him in person. But soon after Achilla sends Cesare Pompeo’s head, a present from Tolomeo, co-ruler of Egypt with his sister, Cleopatra. Cornelia is desperate and Curio, Cesare’s assistant, secretly in love with her, offers to avenge her dead husband. She rejects his proposition but her son Sesto, swears to avenge his father.
In the next scene, Tolomeo learns that his present was not well received and decides to kill Cesare while Cleopatra is preparing to seduce him. She meets him at his camp and he surrenders to her beauty. Cesare, Cornelia and Sesto later head to meet Tolomeo. Tolomeo is amazed at Cornelia’s beauty but remembers his promise made to Achilla that he could have her. Sesto tries to challenge Tolomeo without success. When Cornelia rejects Achilla he has Sesto sent to prison.

In Act II Cleopatra, disguised as Lidia continues to seduce Cesare while in Tolomeo’s palace Cornelia laments her fate. She tries to commit suicide but her son Sesto stops her. Nireno then reveals to Cornelia, Tolomeo has asked she be sent to his harem and they plan to have Sesto sneak in but kill him. Meanwhile, in Cleopatra’s palace, Cesare is still with ‘Lydia’ when Curio lets him know enemies are approaching wanting to kill him. Cleopatra reveals her real identity and asks Cesare to flee but he decides to stay and fight. In the next scene, Tolomeo tries to seduce Cornelia now in his harem. Sesto attempts to kill him but Achilla stops him. He lets them know Cesare is now dead and asks again for Cornelia’s hand. Tolomeo turns him down and he leaves furiously. Sesto is so saddened by his failed attempt he tries to commit suicide but his mother prevents him.

Act III opens on Achilla furiously planning to defect to Cleopatra’s side when Tolomeo stabs him. War is raging between Cleopatra and Tolomeo’s army. While Tolomeo rejoices, convinced he will win, Cleopatra laments on her probable defeat and Cesare’s death in her aria: Piangerò la sorte mia.

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