Fedra (Mayr)

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Fedra is an opera (melodramma serio) in two acts composed by Simon Mayr to an Italian-language libretto by Luigi Romanelli based on Racine's play Phèdre.

It premiered on 26 December 1820 at La Scala in Milan with Teresa Belloc-Giorgi in the title role.[1][2] The German premiere of the opera took place at the Staatstheater Braunschweig on 30 March 2008, 188 years after its first performance.

Recordings[edit]

Year Cast
Conductor,
Opera house and orchestra
Label[3]
2008 Capucine Chiaudani,
Tomasz Zagorski,
Rebecca Nelsen,
Dae-Bum Lee,
Hyo-Jin Shin,
Jorn Lindemann
Gerd Schaller,
Chor des Staatstheaters Braunschweig, Staatsorchester Braunschweig.
CD: Oehms Classics
OC 920

References[edit]

  1. ^ Casaglia, Gherardo (2005) "26 Dicembre 1820". Almanacco Amadeus, Retrieved 8 July 2013 (in Italian).
  2. ^ Libretti d'Opera. Fedra (Giovanni Simone Mayr). Retrieved 8 July 2013 (in Italian).
  3. ^ [1]

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