Creonte (1776)

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Start date: 
26 November 1776
Degree of relationship to ancient play: 
Distant relative
Production notes: 
This dramma per musica 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 interval entertainment of this production featured an independent ballet by Giuseppe Canciani, titled Porzia: ballo eroico pantomimo. There were 16 choristers.
Media of production: 
Opera, musical and related genres
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Information related to this production

Person Role Notes
Dmitry Stepanovich Bortnyansky (1751-1825) Composer
Giuseppe Canciani Choreographer - Ballet
Agata Carrara (fl.1772-1788) Singer Antigona
Marco Coltellini (1719-1777) Librettist
Antonio Dian Costume Designer
Sebastiano Folicaldi Singer Emone
[cousins] Mauri Scenographers
Pietro Muschietti Singer Adrasto
Giacomo Panati Singer Creonte
Rosa Zanetti Singer Ismene
Venue Festival Dates Notes
Teatro S. Benedetto (Venice, Veneto, Italy) 26 November, 1776

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