Ifigenia in Tauride is an opera (opera seria) in three acts by Niccolò Jommelli set to a libretto by the Mannheim court poet Mattia Verazi. It premiered on 30 May 1771 at the Teatro San Carlo in Naples to celebrate the name day of Ferdinand I of the Two Sicilies. The story is based on Iphigenia in Tauris by Euripides.
30 May 1771
|Ifigenia, priestess of Diana
||Maria Anna Lucia De Amicis-Buonsollazzi
|Oreste, Ifigenia's brother
|Toante, King of Tauris
|Ministro del tempio, minister of Diana's temple
|Pilade, Oreste's friend
Notes and references
- ^ Verazi's libretto had previously been used for Gian Francesco de Majo's ballet of the same name which premiered in Mannheim in 1764.