La fida ninfa
La fida ninfa (The Faithful Nymph) is an opera by Antonio Vivaldi to a libretto by Scipione Maffei. The opera was first performed for the opening of the Teatro Filarmonico in Verona on 6 January 1732. Among the arias is Alma oppressa de sorte crudele (Soul oppressed by cruel fate).
- La fida ninfa - Sandrine Piau, Veronica Cangemi, Marie-Nicole Lemieux, Lorenzo Regazzo, Philippe Jaroussky, Sara Mingardo, Ensemble Matheus, Jean-Christophe Spinosi Naive, 3CDs
Recorded Église Notre-Dame du Liban, Paris April/May 2008
- Karl Heller Antonio Vivaldi: The Red Priest of Venice - Page 108 1997 "and La fida ninfa to initiate the Teatro Filarmonico on 6 January 1732."
- Michael Talbot The Vivaldi Compendium - Page xxiii - 2011 "In January 1732 La fida ninfa, an exceptionally prestigious commission, inaugurated ..."
- Il teatro di Scipione Maffei (La Merope, Le cerimonie, Il raguet, e La fida ninfa). Edited by Teresa Copelli, Luigi Battei, Parma, 1905. (in Italian)