Antigona (1774)

Original id: 
10662
Start date: 
1 January 1774
Degree of relationship to ancient play: 
Distant relative
Production notes: 
Libretto is an adaptation of Gaetano Roccaforte's 'Antigona' (Sartori ID 2070): 'Antigona. Dramma per musica da rappresentarsi nel Regio Teatro di Torino nel carnovale del 1774 alla presenza delle maestà loro' (Turin: Onorato Derossi, 1774). Mysliveček's opera was performed during the carnival season of 1774 (between Christmas and Lent). Three independent ballets were introduced during intervals of the opera: (i) La principessa di Golconda, (ii) Apollo pastore, (iii) Pilade e batillo o Il Premio dato all'antica ed alla moderna danza.
Media of production: 
Opera, musical and related genres
Languages: 
Italian
Companies:
Ancient works:

Information related to this production

Person Role Notes
Giuseppe Afferri Singer Creonte
Paolo Ghebard
Josef Mysliveček Composer
Lorenzo Piatti Singer Learco
Venanzio Rauzzini (1746-1810) Singer Euristeo, soprano castrato
Gaetano Roccaforte Librettist
Teresa Silvani Singer Alceste
Elisabeth Teyber (1744-1816) Singer Antigona, soprano
Giovanni Vallouy Choreographer - Dances
Francesca Varrese Singer Ermione
Venue Festival Dates Notes
Regio Teatro (Turin, Piedmont, Italy)

How to cite this production

Antigona (1774), accessed at http://www.apgrd.ox.ac.uk/productions/production/10662 <19 July 2024>