Ecuba (1769)

Original id: 
Start date: 
14 January 1769
Degree of relationship to ancient play: 
Distant relative
Production notes: 
This dramma per musica featured three independent ballets as interval entertainment. Only the first of these ballets, titled Ballo di Greci, was possibly related to the plot. The other two ballets were titled La guinguette francese and Festa da ballo. Two further productions of this opera took place in 1770, one in Bologna (Sartori ID 8641) and one in Pavia in 1770 (Sartori ID 8642).
Media of production: 
Choreographic work (dance, ballet, mime etc)
Opera, musical and related genres
Ancient works:

Information related to this production

Script Author(s)
Hekabe (Hecuba) Euripides
Person Role Notes
Ignazio Celoniati (c.1731-1784) Composer
Jacopo Durandi (1737-1817) Librettist
[brothers] Galiari Scenographers
Paolo Ghebart Composer - Ballets
Ottavia Gheri Singer Polissena
Antonio Le-Messier Composer - Ballets
Ferdinando Mazzanti (c.1725-1805) Singer Pirro, soprano castrato
Marianna Padulli Singer Olinto
Antonio Pini (1670/71-1746) AKA 'La Tilla' Singer Ulisse
Antoine Pitrot (1727-after 1792) Choreographer - Ballet
Rosa Polidoro Singer Adrasto
Clementina Spagnoli (c.1735- after 1778) Singer Ecuba, soprano
Venue Festival Dates Notes
Regio Teatro (Turin, Piedmont, Italy)

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