Antigona (1776)

Original id: 
10663
Start date: 
11 May 1776
Degree of relationship to ancient play: 
Distant relative
Production notes: 
Libretto: an adaptation of Gaetano Roccaforte's 'Antigona' (Sartori ID 2070): 'Antigona. Dramma per musica da rappresentarsi nel nobilissimo Teatro di San Benedetto per la fiera dell'Ascensione dell'anno 1776 (Venice: Modesto Fenzo, 1776). During the intervals of the opera an independent ballet by Giuseppe Canzani was introduced: "ballo tragico" titled Linceo. Another production of this opera in Mortellari's lifetime took place in Verona 1777 (Sartori ID 2094).
Media of production: 
Opera, musical and related genres
Languages: 
Italian
Companies:
Ancient works:

Information related to this production

Person Role Notes
Cristofo Arnaboldi Singer Euristeo
Giuseppe Canziani Choreographer of dances
Giuseppe Coppola Singer Learco
Giacomo David (1750-1830) Singer Creonte
Paolina David Singer Alceste
Antonio Dian Costumographer
[male] Mauro Scenographer
[Gasparo? Domenico?] Mauro Scenographer
Michele Mortellari (c.1750-1807) Composer
Gaetano Roccaforte Librettist
Anna Zamperini Singer Antigona
Maria Antonia Zamperini Singer Ermione
Venue Festival Dates Notes
Teatro S. Benedetto (Venice, Veneto, Italy) 11 May, 1776

How to cite this production

Antigona (1776), accessed at http://www.apgrd.ox.ac.uk/productions/production/10663 <29 March 2020>