Antigona (1718)

Original id: 
10645
Start date: 
1 January 1718
Degree of relationship to ancient play: 
Distant relative
Production notes: 
Libretto: Benedetto Pasqualigo, 'Antigona. Tragedia da cantarsi nel Teatro Tron nel carnevale dell'anno 1718. Offerita a G.A.C. Da Merindo Fesanio Past. Arc.' (Venice: Marino Rossetti, 1718). This is the first production of Orlandini's opera, which took place during the carnival season of 1718 (between Christmas and Lent). Further productions: Teatro di San Angelo, Venice, carnival 1721 (Sartori IDs 2060 and 2061); Teatro Pubblico, Pesaro, Italy, with changes and additions by Tinazzoli, carnival 1723 (Sartori ID 2062); Brunswick, Germany, 1724 (Sartori ID 2063); Teatro di San Cassiano, Venice, autumn 1724 (Sartori ID 2064), Ducal Teatro Wolfenbüttel, Germany, 1725 (Sartori ID 2065); Regio Teatro, Turin, Italy , carnival 1727 (Sartori ID 2066); Brunswick, Germany, summer 1732 (Sartori ID 2067); Regio Ducal Teatro, Milano, Italy, carnival 1732 (Sartori ID 2068); as La fedeltà coronata, Teatro Malvezzi, Bologna, 2 June 1727 (Sartori ID 9940); as Antigona vendicata, Breslau, 1 October 1728.
Media of production: 
Opera, musical and related genres
Languages: 
Italian
Companies:
Ancient works:

Information related to this production

Person Role Notes
Benedetto Baldassari (fl.1708-1725) Singer Ceraste, soprano castrato)
Gaetano Borghi Singer Creonte
brother Canali Scenographers
Antonia Cavazzi Singer Giocasta
Antonio Claudi Singer Ormindo
Susanna Dentis Choreographer of dances
Giovanni Battista Minelli (fl.1687-1735) Singer Evalco, contralto castrato
Giuseppe Maria Orlandini (1676-1760) Composer
Benedetto Pasqualigo (fl.1706-1734) Librettist
Valentino Urbani (fl.1690-1722) Singer Osmene, alto castrato
Diana Vico (fl.1707-1726) Singer Antigona, contralto
Venue Festival Dates Notes
Teatro S. Cassiano (Venice, Veneto, Italy)

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Antigona (1718), accessed at http://www.apgrd.ox.ac.uk/productions/production/10645 <2 December 2020>