Polifemo (1735)

Original id: 
11470
Start date: 
1 February 1735
Degree of relationship to ancient play: 
Adaptation
Production notes: 
Opera-pastoral. Merging of the 2 Polyphemus stories: Ulysses blinds Polyphemus, thus releasing Acis and Galatea. Libretto - Paolo Antonio Rolli.
Media of production: 
Opera, musical and related genres
Companies:
Ancient works:

Information related to this production

Script Author(s)
Odyssey Homer
Metamorphoses Ovid
Person Role Notes
Nicola Porpora (1686-1768) Composer
Paolo Rolli (1687-1765) Librettist
Venue Festival Dates Notes
King's Theatre in the Haymarket (London, Greater London, England) 1 February, 1735
Source Format Location if held at the APGRD Pagination
Oxford Guide to Classical Mythology in the Arts, 1300-1990s. Vol.2 Book library 733 Hogwood 1984, p.125 / Grove 1980, 15:126

How to cite this production

Polifemo (1735), accessed at http://www.apgrd.ox.ac.uk/productions/production/11470 <2 December 2020>