Antigona (1791)

Original id: 
10666
Start date: 
4 November 1791
Degree of relationship to ancient play: 
Distant relative
Production notes: 
Libretto: an adaptation of Marco Coltellini's 'Antigona' (Sartori ID 2089): 'Antigona. Tragedia per musica da rappresentarsi nel Real Teatro di S. Carlo nel dì 4 di novembre 1791 per festeggiarsi il glorioso nome di sua maestà la regina. Dedicato alla real maestà di Ferdinando IV nostro amabilissimo sovrano' (Naples: Vincenzo Flauto, 1791). This production was based on an adaptation of Marco Coltellini's libretto which had been first set by Tomasso Traetta for St Petersburg in 1772 (see Sartori ID 2089). The intervals of this opera production featured two indepentent ballets: Il trionfo di Tamerlano o sia La morte di Bajazette and Il vecchio burlato.
Media of production: 
Opera, musical and related genres
Languages: 
Italian
Companies:
Ancient works:

Information related to this production

Person Role Notes
Lucia Albertini Singer Ismene
Brigida Giorgi Banti (c.1756-1806) Singer Antigona, soprano
Antonia Buonocore Cutillo Costumographer
Domenico Chelli Scenographer
Giuseppe Coletta Impressario
Vincenzo Correggi Singer Aristeno
Michele Fabiani Dances
Silvestro Fiamenghi Singer Adrasto
Domenico Mombelli (1751-1835) Singer Creonte, tenor
Vincenzo Petrocelli Choreographer of duels and battles
Francesco Roncaglia (c.1750-1812) Singer Emone, soprano castrato
Lorenzo Smiraglio Machines
Peter Winter Composer
Venue Festival Dates Notes
Teatro S. Carlo (Naples, Campania, Italy)

How to cite this production

Antigona (1791), accessed at http://www.apgrd.ox.ac.uk/productions/production/10666 <26 September 2021>