Alceste (1796)

Original id: 
10600
Start date: 
1 January 1796
Degree of relationship to ancient play: 
Distant relative
Production notes: 
Libretto: Alceste. Tragedia per musica da rappresentarsi nel Regio Teatro di Berlino. Composta dal signor Di Calzbigi [sic] e messa in musica dal signor cavaliere Gluck. Con privilegio di su maestà il Re (Berlin: Haude e Spener, 1796). This was the first production of the Italian version of Gluck's opera Alceste (Production ID 5912) in a German city. The production included ballets.
Media of production: 
Opera, musical and related genres
Choreographic work (dance, ballet, mime etc)
Languages: 
Italian
Companies:
Ancient works:

Information related to this production

Script Author(s)
Alkestis Euripides
Person Role Notes
Ranieri de' Calzabigi (1714-1795) Librettist
Angelo Fantozzi Singer Admeto
Maria Marchetti Fantozzi Singer soprano, Alceste
Christoph Willibald Gluck (1714-1787) Composer
Stefano Lauchery Choreographer
Bartolomeo Verona (1744-1813) Set Designer
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

How to cite this production

Alceste (1796), accessed at http://www.apgrd.ox.ac.uk/productions/production/10600 <18 January 2020>