Overture Hannibal Andrew lloyd webber This trophy from our saviours From our saviours From the enslaving force of Rome!
With feasting and dancing and singing Tonight in celebration We greet the victorious throng Returned to bring salvation!
The trumpets of Carthage resound! Hear, Romans, now and tremble! Hark to our step on the ground!
Hear the drums Hannibal comes!
Sad to return to find the land we love threatened once more by Roma's far-reaching grasp
Gentlemen, gentlemen Rehearsals, as you see, are under way, for a new production of Chalumeau's 'Hannibal'
M. Lefevre, I am rehearsing
M. Reyer, Mme. Giry, ladies and gentlemen, please, if I can have Your attention, thank you As you know, for some weeks there have been rumours of my Imminent retirement I can now tell you that these were all true, and it is my Pleasure to introduce to you The two gentlemen who now own the Opera Populaire, M. Richard Firmin and M. Gilles Andre
And we're deeply honored to introduce our new patron, the Vicomte de Chagny
My parents and I are honored to support all the arts Especially the world-renowned Opera Populaire
Gentlemen, Signora Carlotta Guidicelli, our leading soprano for Five seasons now Signor Ubaldo Piangi
Raoul An honour, Signor. I believe I'm keeping you for your rehearsal I will be here this evening to share your great triumph My apologies, monsieur
Thank you, M. Le Vicomte, once more, if you please, Signor
He love me We take a particular pride here in the excellence of our Ballets, monsieur I see why, especially the little blonde angel
My daughter, Meg Giry And that exceptional beauty, no relation I trust Christine Daae, promising talent, M. Firmin, very promising Daae, you say? No relation to the famous Swedish violinist? His only child, an orphan at seven when she came to live and Train in the Ballet Dormitory An orphan, you said?
Bid welcome to Hannibal's guests The elephants of Carthage! As guides on our conquering quests Dido sends Hannibals friends!
The trumpeting elephants sound Hear, Romans, now and tremble! Hark to their step on the ground Hear the drums! Hannibal comes!