Alceste (1774)

Original id: 
Start date: 
1 January 1774
Degree of relationship to ancient play: 
Distant relative
Production notes: 
Libretto: Ranieri de' Calzabigi, 'Alceste. Tragedia per musica da rappresentarsi nel Reggio Teatro (Copenhagen, 1774). This was the first production of the Italian version of Gluck's Alceste (see APGRD ID 5912) outside Vienna and Austria. The score of the opera envisaged ballets.
Media of production: 
Opera, musical and related genres
Ancient works:

Information related to this production

Script Author(s)
Alkestis Euripides
Source Format Location if held at the APGRD Pagination
Grove Music Online Website New Grove Opera: Jeremy Hayes, 'Alceste (ii)'; John A. Rice, 'Alcestis'
I Libretti Italiani a Stampa dalle Origini al 1800. 7 vols Book library

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