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 Music for dances [?]
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 of 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 <28 November 2020>