Romolo ed Ersilia ("Romulus and Ersilia") is an opera in 3 acts composed to a libretto by the Italian poet Metastasio first produced in Innsbruck in 1765 with music by Johann Adolf Hasse. The drama was one of Metastasio's last, shortest, and least popular. Mysliveček's composed another one opera on this subjet on 1773 and was the only other one known to have been produced during the remainder of the eighteenth century.
|Romolo, king and founder of Rome||mezzo-soprano castrato|
|Ersilia, an illustrious Sabine princess betrothed to Romolo||soprano|
|Curzio, father of Ersilia||tenor|
|Acronte, implacable enemy of Romolo, also in love with Ersilia||soprano castrato|
|Valeria, a noble Roman lady, betrothed to Acronte, but abandoned by him||soprano|
|Ostilio, Roman patrician and friend of Romolo||soprano|
Johann Adolf Hasse