Le siège de Corinthe by Gioachino Rossini


'''''Le siège de Corinthe''''' ('''''The Siege of Corinth''''') is an opera in three acts by Gioachino Rossini set to a French libretto by Luigi Balocchi and Alexandre Soumet, which was based on the reworking of some of the music from the composer's 1820 opera for Naples, ''Maometto II'', the libretto of which was written by Cesare della Valle.

''Le siège'' was Rossini's first French opera (known also in its Italian version as ''L'assedio di Corinto'') and was first given at the Salle Le Peletier of the Paris Opéra on 9 October 1826