Hercules (1745)

Original id: 
Start date: 
5 January 1745
Degree of relationship to ancient play: 
Production notes: 
Grove describes this work as a musical drama in three acts with libretto by Broughton after Sophocles' Trachiniai and Ovid's Metamorphoses, Book 9.
Media of production: 
Opera, musical and related genres

Information related to this production

Person Role Notes
Thomas Broughton Librettist
George Frideric Handel (1685-1759) Composer
Venue Festival Dates Notes
Covent Garden (London, Greater London, England) 3 January, 1745
Source Format Location if held at the APGRD Pagination
Grove Music Online Website New Grove Opera: s.v. Handel, George Frideric

How to cite this production

Hercules (1745), accessed at http://www.apgrd.ox.ac.uk/productions/production/2789 <16 April 2024>