Calliroe (Farinelli)

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Calliroe is a melodramma eroico or opera in 2 acts and 23 scenes by composer Giuseppe Farinelli. The work uses an Italian language libretto by Gaetano Rossi. The work premiered at La Fenice in Venice on 3 January 1808 in a double bill with the house premiere of Urbano Garzia's ballet Il calunniatore punito ossia Il conte Lenosse.[1]

Roles[edit]

Role Voice type Premiere cast, 3 January 1808
(Conductor: )[1]
Calliroe soprano Francesca Festa Maffei
Agenore contralto Augusta Schmaltz
Oreso tenor Francesco Fiorini
Pamene bass Michele Benedetti
Idante soprano Anna Cajani
Euriso tenor Pietro Vasoli
Mintea soprano Giuditta Favini
The Oracle bass

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Casaglia, Gherardo (2005). "Calliroe, 3 January 1808". Almanacco Amadeus (Italian).