Handel's first opera written for the Royal Academy of Music.
"The happily married Radamisto and Zenobia are besieged by Tiridate, ruler of a neighbouring country. Tiridate attempts to capture Zenobia during the warfare. Despite his marriage to the faithful Polissena, Tiridate has fallen passionately in love with Zenobia and his attempts to secure and seduce her are the forces that drive the story".
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