Michele Carafa

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Michele Carafa

Michele Enrico Carafa di Colobrano (17 November 1787 – 26 July 1872) was an Italian opera composer. He was born in Naples and studied in Paris with Luigi Cherubini. He was Professor of counterpoint at the Paris Conservatoire from 1840 to 1858. One of his notable pupils was Achille Peri.

Selected operas[edit]

  • Gabriella di Vergy (1816)
  • Berenice in Siria (1818)
  • Elisabetta in Derbyshire ossia Il castello di Fotheringhay (Elizabeth (1st) in Derbyshire, or Fotheringay Castle), (December 1818). Based on Friedrich Schiller's play (1802)[1]
  • I due Figaro (1820)
  • Jeanne d'Arc à Orléans (1821)
  • Le solitaire (1822)
  • Le valet de chambre (1823)
  • Il sonnambulo (1824)
  • La belle au bois dormant (Sleeping Beauty) (1825)
  • Masaniello (1828)
  • Le nozze di Lammermoor (1829)
  • La prison d'Édimbourg (1833)

References[edit]

Notes

  1. ^ Weatherson

Sources

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