Edipo re (1920)

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Start date: 
13 December 1920
Degree of relationship to ancient play: 
Production notes: 
The music was completed by Pennacchio after Leoncavallo's death. Flashar mis-dates the première to 13 December 1928.
Media of production: 
Opera, musical and related genres
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Information related to this production

Person Role Notes
Desiré Defrère Singer Un Corintio
Teofilo Dentale Singer Tiresia
Giovacchino Forzano Librettist
Dorothy Francis Singer Giocasta
Ruggero Leoncavallo (1857-1919) Composer
Gino Marinuzzi Conductor
Lodovico Oliviero Singer Un Pastore
Albert Paillard Singer Creonte
Giovanni Pennacchio Music completed the music after Leoncavallo's death
Titta Ruffo Singer Edipo
Venue Festival Dates Notes
Opera Theatre (Chicago, State of Illinois, United States) 13 December, 1920
Source Format Location if held at the APGRD Pagination
Inszenierung der Antike: das Griechische Drama auf der Bühne der Neuzeit Book library 405; 153 & ff.
The Use of Greek Tragedy in the History of Opera Print-out archive 88
Grove Music Online Website New Grove Opera: s.v. Leoncavallo, Ruggero [Ruggiero]
Dalla scena tragica al palcoscenico Lirico: l'Edipo re di Giovacchino Forzano e Ruggero Leoncavallo Offprint library
Teatro Regio, Stagione d'Opera, 2001-2002 Booklet archive 132 (cast list), and passim

How to cite this production

Edipo re (1920), accessed at http://www.apgrd.ox.ac.uk/productions/production/2178 <24 July 2024>