La fiera di Venezia

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La fiera di Venezia is a three-act opera buffa, described as a commedia per musica, by Antonio Salieri, set to an Italian libretto by Giovanni Gastone Boccherini.

Performance history[edit]

The opera premiered with great success on 29 January 1772 at the Burgtheater in Vienna, Austria.[1] La fiera di Venezia turned out to be one of Salieri's best regarded works and during his lifetime was staged more than thirty times throughout Europe.[2]

Roles[edit]

Role Voice type Premiere cast, 29 January 1772
(Conductor: )
Falsirena soprano
Calloandra soprano
Cristallina soprano
Ostrogoto tenor
Rasoio tenor
Cecchino tenor
Grifagno bass
Belfusto bass

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