Astianatte (1716)

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Start date: 
12 October 1716
Degree of relationship to ancient play: 
Distant relative
Production notes: 
The libretto for this production was an adaptation of Antonio Salvi's libretto Astianatte, first set by Perti for Florence in 1701 (see Sartori ID 3265). The libretto can be linked to Euripides via Racine's Andromaque: it is an adaptation of Racine's tragedy into an opera libretto; according to the operatic convention the ending is modified into a 'lieto fine' (happy ending). Another production of Torri's opera took place in Munich in the winter of 1717 (see Production ID 10694).
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Opera, musical and related genres
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