L'Apoteosi d'Ercole (1790)

Original id: 
10672
Start date: 
26 December 1790
Degree of relationship to ancient play: 
Distant relative
Production notes: 
Libretto: Mattia Butturini, 'L'apoteosi d'Ercole. Dramma per musica da rappresentarsi nel nobilissimo Teatro Venier in San Benedetto il carnovale dell'anno 1791 (Venice: Modesto Fenzo, 1790). It is likely that this work drew either on Sophocles and/or on Seneca. The interval entertainment during this opera included the ballet Tito o La Partenza di Berenice. It was described in the libretto to the opera as "Ballo eroico pantomimo di Gasparo Angiolini, con musica dello stesso".
Media of production: 
Opera, musical and related genres
Languages: 
Italian

Information related to this production

Person Role Notes
Anna Andreozzi Jole
Gasparo Angiolini (1731-1803) General Director [of music or stage action?]
Mattia Butturini Librettist
Francesco Fontanesi Scenographer
Giuseppe Forlivesi Eurito
Ignazio Granatelli Director of the chorus
Baldissera Majani Costumographer
Luigi Marchesi (1755-1829) Singer Ercole, castrato
Luigi Montanari Filottete
Antonio Mora Uranio
Angelo Tarchi (c.1760-1814) Composer
Teresa Vestris Dejanira
Venue Festival Dates Notes
Teatro S. Benedetto (Venice, Veneto, Italy) 26 December, 1790

How to cite this production

L'Apoteosi d'Ercole (1790), accessed at http://www.apgrd.ox.ac.uk/productions/production/10672 <9 December 2019>