Alceste ossia Il trionfo dell'amor conjugale (1795)

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Start date: 
1 January 1795
Degree of relationship to ancient play: 
Distant relative
Production notes: 
Libretto: after Ranieri de'Calzabigi, 'Alceste ossia Il trionfo dell'amor conjugale. A tragedy in two acts as represented at the King's Theatre in the Hay-Market. The musica by the chev.r Gluk. Under the direction of signor Viotti' (London: W. Glindon, 1795). This was the first production of the Italian version of Gluck's opera Alceste (Production ID 5912) in England. Another London production took place 1797 (see Sartori ID 609). The production included ballets.
Media of production: 
Opera, musical and related genres
Choreographic work (dance, ballet, mime etc)
Ancient works:

Information related to this production

Script Author(s)
Alkestis Euripides
Person Role Notes
Brigida Giorgi Banti (c.1756-1806) Singer soprano, Alceste
[male] Braghetti Singer High Priest
Ranieri de' Calzabigi (1714-1795) Librettist
[male] Cramer Instrumentalist 1st violinist
Christoph Willibald Gluck (1714-1787) Composer
[male] Kelli Singer Admeto
[male] Onorati Choreographer
[male] Pastorelli Singer Ismene
[male] Rovedini Singer Hercoles / Banditore / Oreacle
[male] Sestini Costume Designer
Giovanni Battista Viotti (1755-1824) Musical Director
Source Format Location if held at the APGRD Pagination
I Libretti Italiani a Stampa dalle Origini al 1800. 7 vols Book library

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