Orfeo ed Euridice (1762)

Original id: 
12862
Start date: 
5 October 1762
End date: 
5 October 1762
Degree of relationship to ancient play: 
Adaptation
Production notes: 
Opera (azione teatrale). Libretto - Ranieri Calzabigi. Choreography - Gaspare Angiolini. Décor - Giovanni Mario Quaglio. / Revised, performed 1774/08/02, Académie Royale, Paris. Revived as a pastiche with 7 new arias and choruses by Johann Christian Bach and 2 new arias by Pietro Alessandro Guglielmi. Libretto - G. Bottarelli. First performed 1770/04/07, King's Theatre, London
Media of production: 
Opera, musical and related genres
Companies:
Ancient works:

Information related to this production

Script Author(s)
Metamorphoses Ovid
Georgics Virgil
Source Format Location if held at the APGRD Pagination
Oxford Guide to Classical Mythology in the Arts, 1300-1990s. Vol.2 Book library 788 Grove 1980, 1:426; 7460f., 472 / Sternfeld 1966, pp. 114-22 / Kerman 1988, pp. 29-38, 212 / Cooper 1935, pp. 98-114, 204 / Tovey 1934, pp. 81f., 90-92, 96-99, 112, 115 (first two performances; other performances:) Grove, 1:866, 873 / Fiske 1973, pp. 547f.

How to cite this production

Orfeo ed Euridice (1762), accessed at http://www.apgrd.ox.ac.uk/productions/production/12862 <24 July 2019>