Thésée (1765)

Original id: 
Start date: 
7 November 1765
Degree of relationship to ancient play: 
Distant relative
Production notes: 
Mondonville reset Philippe Quinault’s version of Thésée, the original of which had been immortalized in the previous century in Lully's opera (see ID 8682 for the 1675 première). Quinault's libretto draws on Ovid, and is therefore a sequel to the Euripidean version.
Media of production: 
Opera, musical and related genres
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Information related to this production

Person Role Notes
Jean-Joseph Cassanéa de Mondonville Composer
Mondonville Librettist reset Quinault's libretto
Philippe Quinault (1635-1688) Librettist
Venue Festival Dates Notes
unknown venue (Fontainebleau, Île-de-France, France) 7 November, 1765 in Court
Source Format Location if held at the APGRD Pagination
Medea in Performance, 1500-2000 Book library 236

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