Didone abbandonata (Vinci)
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Didone abbandonata is a setting by Leonardo Vinci of the libretto Didone abbandonata by Metastasio first set to music by Domenico Sarro in 1724. It was premiered at the Teatro delle Dame for the 1726 Carnival season in Rome.
- Roberta Mameli (Didone), Carlo Allemano (Enea), Raffaele Pé (Iarba), Gabriella Costa (Selene), Marta Pluda (Araspe), Giada Frasconi (Osmida), Alessandra Artifoni (harpsichord), Giovanni Bellini (theorbo) Orchestra del Maggio Musicale Fiorentino, Carlo Ipata DVD Teatro Comunale di Firenze Dynamic 2017
- Reinhard Strohm Essays on Handel and Italian Opera 2008-p 213 0521088356 - Vinci's Didone abbandonata (Rome 1726) : LEONARDO VINCI (1696-1730) had enormous success as an opera- composer during his life, and posterity has, for once, confirmed rather than denied this success. "