Fedra (1788)

Original id: 
10771
Start date: 
1 January 1788
Degree of relationship to ancient play: 
Distant relative
Production notes: 
This work is a dramma per musica. Salvioni modelled his libretto on Carlo Innocenzo Frugoni's adaptation of Racine's play. The interval entertainment during the performances of the opera was the ballet titled Il soldato per amore by Sebastiano Gallet.
Media of production: 
Opera, musical and related genres
Languages: 
Italian
Companies:
Ancient works:

Information related to this production

Script Author(s)
Hippolytos Euripides
Phaedra Seneca
Person Role Notes
Brigida Giorgi Banti (c.1756-1806) Singer Aricia, soprano
Giovanni Bordiga Singer Plutone
Antonia Buonocore Cutillo Costumographer
Giuseppe Cinque Impressario
Girolamo Crescentini (1762-1846) Singer Ippolito, soprano castrato
Giacomo Davide (1750-1830) Singer Teseo, tenor
Silvestro Fiamenghi Singer Learco, Mercurio
Giovanni Paisiello (1740-1816) Composer
Luigi Salvioni Librettist
Lorenzo Smiraglio Machines
Lucia Celeste Trabalza Singer Fedra
Teresa Villa Singer Diana, Tisifone
Venue Festival Dates Notes
Teatro S. Carlo (Naples, Campania, Italy) 1 January, 1788

How to cite this production

Fedra (1788), accessed at http://www.apgrd.ox.ac.uk/productions/production/10771 <7 December 2019>