Ifigenia in Tauride (1719)

Original id: 
Start date: 
1 January 1719
Degree of relationship to ancient play: 
Distant relative
Production notes: 
The libretto for this work, described as a 'tragedia da cantarsi', generally follows Euripides. Included are some love interests (Toante pursues Ifigenia; his daughter Teonoe falls in love with Oreste and spurns her suitor Almireno). Pasqualigo's libretto was later set again by Leonardo Vinci for the same theatre in 1725 (Production ID 10831). Further settings include Mazzoni's for Treviso in 1756 and Monza's for Milan in 1784.
Media of production: 
Opera, musical and related genres

Information related to this production

Person Role Notes
Bartolomeo Bartoli Singer Pilade, soprano castrato
Antonio Maria Bernacchi (1685-1756) Singer Oreste, alto castrato
Faustina Bordoni (1697-1781) Singer Ifigenia, soprano
Giovanni Francesco Costanzi Singer Toante, tenor
Francesca Cuzzoni (1696-1778) Singer Teonoe, soprano
Agostino Galli Singer Almireno
Romualdo Mauri Scenographer
Giuseppe Maria Orlandini (1676-1760) Composer
Benedetto Pasqualigo (fl.1706-1734) Librettist

How to cite this production

Ifigenia in Tauride (1719), accessed at http://www.apgrd.ox.ac.uk/productions/production/10830 <17 June 2024>