L'Andromaca o siano Le furie d'Oreste (1754)

Original id: 
10639
Start date: 
1 January 1754
Degree of relationship to ancient play: 
Distant relative
Production notes: 
This dramma per musica was possibly an adaptation of Antonio Salvi, 'Astianatte' (Florence 1701, Sartori ID 3265), 'L'Andromaca o siano Le furie d 'Oreste. Dramma per musica da rappresentarsi in Firenze nel Teatro di Via della Pergola nel carnevale dell'anno 1754 sotto la protezione della sac. Ces. Real maestà di Francesco I imperadore de'romani sempre augusto duca di Lorena, e di Bar ecc. E gran duca di Toscana' (Florence: Cosimo Maria Pieri, 1754). The libretto is an adaptation of Racine's tragedy into an opera; according to the operatic convention the ending is modified into a 'lieto fine' (happy ending).
Media of production: 
Opera, musical and related genres
Languages: 
Italian
Companies:
Ancient works:

Information related to this production

Script Author(s)
Andromache Euripides
Person Role Notes
Maria Camera Singer Ermione
Michele Caselli Singer Pirro
Giuseppe Cimini Singer Oreste
Giuseppe Compstoff Costumographer
Pietro Gugliantini Choreographer of dances
Ancilla Melani Singer Pilade
Anna Rigacci Faini Singer Clearte
Antonio Salvi (1664-1724) Librettist
Clementina Spagnoli (c.1735-1778) Singer Andromaca, soprano

How to cite this production

L'Andromaca o siano Le furie d'Oreste (1754), accessed at http://www.apgrd.ox.ac.uk/productions/production/10639 <11 December 2019>