List of operas by Antonio Salieri

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This is a list of the operas written by the Italian composer Antonio Salieri (1750–1825).

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Title Genre Sub­divisions Libretto Premiere date Place, theatre
La Vestale dramma per musica 3 acts Unknown Unperformed, a culminating study for his teacher Gassmann Vienna
Le donne letterate commedia per musica 3 acts Giovanni Gastone Boccherini, after Molière's Les femmes savantes Carnival 1770 Vienna, Burgtheater
(or Kärtnertortheater)
L'amore innocente pastorale 2 acts Giovanni Gastone Boccherini 1770 Vienna, Burgtheater
(or Kärtnertortheater)
Don Chisciotte alle nozze di Gamace divertimento teatrale 2 acts Giovanni Gastone Boccherini, after Miguel de Cervantes' Don Quixote Carnival 1771 Vienna, Burgtheater
(or Kärtnertortheater)
La moda, ossia scompigli domestici pasticcio 2 acts Pietro Cipretti 1771 Vienna
Armida dramma per musica 3 acts Marco Coltellini, after Torquato Tasso's Gerusalemme liberata 2 June 1771 Vienna, Burgtheater
(or Kärtnertortheater)
La fiera di Venezia commedia per musica 3 acts Giovanni Gastone Boccherini 29 January 1772 Vienna, Burgtheater
(or Kärtnertortheater)
Il barone di Rocca antica dramma giocoso 2 acts Giuseppe Petrosellini 12 May 1772 Vienna, Burgtheater
(or Kärtnertortheater)
La secchia rapita dramma eroicomico 3 acts Giovanni Gastone Boccherini, after Alessandro Tassoni's play of the same name 21 October 1772 Vienna, Kärtnertortheater
La locandiera dramma giocoso 3 acts Domenico Poggi, after Carlo Goldoni's play of the same name 8 June 1773 Vienna, Burgtheater[1]
La calamità de' cuori dramma giocoso 3 acts Giovanni de Gamerra, after Carlo Goldoni 11 October 1774 Vienna, Kärtnertortheater
La finta scema commedia per musica 2 acts Giovanni de Gamerra 9 September 1775 Vienna, Burgtheater
Daliso e Delmita azione pastorale 3 acts Giovanni de Gamerra 29 July 1776 Vienna, Burgtheater
Europa riconosciuta dramma per musica 2 acts Mattia Verazi 3 August 1778 Milan, Teatro alla Scala
(inauguration)
La scuola de' gelosi dramma giocoso 2 acts Caterino Mazzolà Carnival 1779 Venice, San Moisè
La partenza inaspettate intermezzo 2 parts Giuseppe Petrosellini Carnival 1779 Rome, Teatro Valle
Il talismano
(Acts 2 and 3 by Giacomo Rust)
dramma giocoso 3 acts Carlo Goldoni;
revised by Lorenzo Da Ponte
21 August 1779;
Revised: 10 September 1788
Milan, Teatro Cannobiana;
revised: Vienna, Burgtheater
La dama pastorella intermezzo 2 parts Giuseppe Petrosellini 1780 Rome, Teatro Valle
Der Rauchfangkehrer, oder Die unentbehrlichen Verräther ihrer Herrschaften aus Eigennutz musikalisches Lustspiel 3 acts Leopold von Auenbrugger 30 April 1781 Vienna, Burgtheater
Semiramide dramma per musica 3 acts Metastasio 14 January 1782[2] Munich, Residenz Theatre
Les Danaïdes tragédie lyrique 5 acts Marius François Louis Gaud Du Roullet and Louis Théodore Baron de Tschudi, after Raniero de Calzabigi 26 April 1784 Paris, Opéra
Il ricco d'un giorno dramma giocoso 3 acts Lorenzo Da Ponte after Giovanni Bertati 6 December 1784 Vienna, Burgtheater
La grotta di Trofonio opera comica 2 acts Giovanni Battista Casti 12 October 1785 Vienna, Burgtheater
Prima la musica e poi le parole divertimento teatrale 1 act Giovanni Battista Casti 7 February 1786 Vienna, Schloss Schönbrunn Orangerie
Les Horaces tragédie lyrique 3 acts Nicholas-François Guillard, after Pierre Corneille 2 December 1786 Versailles
Tarare opéra prologue and 5 acts Pierre Beaumarchais 8 June 1787 Paris, Opéra
Axur, re d'Ormus dramma tragicomico 5 acts Lorenzo Da Ponte, after Pierre Beaumarchais' Tarare 8 January 1788 Vienna, Burgtheater
Cublai gran kan de' Tartari dramma eroicomico 2 acts Giovanni Battista Casti composed 1788;
first performed 1998
Würzburg, Mainfrankentheater
Il pastor fido dramma tragicomico 4 acts Lorenzo Da Ponte, after Battista Guarini's play of the same name 11 February 1789 Vienna, Burgtheater
La cifra dramma giocoso 2 acts Lorenzo Da Ponte, after Giuseppe Petrosellini's La dama pastorella 11 December 1789 Vienna, Burgtheater
Catilina dramma eroicomico 2 acts Giovanni Battista Casti composed 1792;
first performed 1994
Staatstheater Darmstadt
Il mondo alla rovescia dramma giocoso 2 acts Caterino Mazzolà, after his libretto L'isola capricciosa 13 January 1795 Vienna, Burgtheater
Eraclito e Democrito commedia per musica 2 acts Giovanni de Gamerra 13 August 1795 Vienna, Burgtheater
Palmira, regina di Persia dramma eroicomico 2 acts Giovanni de Gamerra, after Voltaire's La princesse de Babylone 14 October 1795 Vienna, Kärtnertortheater
Il moro commedia per musica 2 acts Giovanni de Gamerra 7 August 1796 Vienna, Burgtheater
I tre filosofi 2 acts Giovanni de Gamerra composed 1797, but unperformed
Falstaff, ossia Le tre burle dramma giocoso 2 acts Carlo Prospero Defranceschi, after William Shakespeare's The Merry Wives of Windsor 3 January 1799 Vienna, Kärtnertortheater
Cesare in Farmacusa dramma eroicomico 2 acts Carlo Prospero Defranceschi 2 June 1800 Vienna, Kärtnertortheater
L'Angiolina ossia Il matrimonio per Susurro opera buffa 2 acts Carlo Prospero Defranceschi, after Ben Jonson's Epicœne 22 October 1800 Vienna, Kärtnertortheater
Annibale in Capua dramma per musica 3 acts Antonio Simone Sografi 19 May 1801[3] Trieste, Teatro Nuovo
La bella selvaggia opera buffa 2 acts Giovanni Bertati composed 1802, but unperformed
Die Neger Singspiel 2 acts Georg Friedrich Treitschke 10 November 1804 Vienna, Theater an der Wien

References[edit]

Notes

  1. ^ La locandiera, Corago, University of Bologna
  2. ^ Timo Jouko Herrmann, Antonio Salieri und seine deutschsprachigen Werke für das Musiktheater, Hofmeister, Leipzig, 2015, p. 132
  3. ^ Elena Biggi Parodi, Catalogo tematico delle composizioni teatrali di Antonio Salieri, Libreria Musicale Italiana, Lucca, 2005, p. 29

Sources

  • Rice, John A. (1992), "Salieri, Antonio" in The New Grove Dictionary of Opera, ed. Stanley Sadie (London) ISBN 0-333-73432-7