The Full Wiki

Advertisements

More info on Adelia (opera)

Adelia (opera): Wikis

Advertisements
  
  
  

Note: Many of our articles have direct quotes from sources you can cite, within the Wikipedia article! This article doesn't yet, but we're working on it! See more info or our list of citable articles.

Did you know ...


More interesting facts on Adelia (opera)

Include this on your site/blog:

Encyclopedia

Advertisements

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Adelia, o La figlia dell'arciere ("Adelia, or The Archer's Daughter") is an opera in three acts by Gaetano Donizetti. The Italian libretto was written by Felice Romani and Girolamo Marini. The opera premiered at the Teatro Apollo, Rome on 11 February 1841.

Contents

Roles

Role Voice type Premiere Cast, 11 February 1841
(Conductor: - )
Carlo, a Duke baritone Filippo Valentini
Adelia, the Duke's daughter soprano Giuseppina Strepponi
Oliviero, a commoner in love with Adelia tenor Lorenzo Salvi
Arnoldo, the Duke's bodyguard bass Ignazio Marini
Comino tenor Pietro Gasperini
Odetta, Adelia's maidservant and friend mezzo-soprano Clementina Baroni
Uno Scudiero bass Luigi Fossi

Notable arias and numbers

  • Siam giunti Act I aria for Arnoldo
  • Fui presaga; ah, tu lo vedi Act I aria for Adelia
  • Ah, no, non posso Act II duet for Adelia and Arnoldo
  • Tutto di te sollecito Act II duet for Adelia and Oliviero
  • Che fia di me! Act III aria for Oliviero
  • Ah! mi lasciate Act III aria for Adelia

Recordings

  • John Neschling conducting the Chorus and Orchestra of the Teatro Carlo Felice at Genoa, with Mariella Devia, Octavio Arevalo, Stefano Antonucci, Boris Martinovic, 2000. Label: BMG Ricordi
  • Gustav Kuhn conducting the Haydn Orchester von Bozen und Trient, with Michela Sburlati, Hermine Haselböck, David Sotgiu, Xavier Rouillon, Giorgio Valenta, Giulio Mastrototaro, and Andrea Silvestrelli, 2007. Label: RCA.

Sources

  • Casaglia, Gherardo, "11 Febbraio 1841", Almanacco Amadeus, 2005. Accessed 14 October 2009 (in Italian).

External links


Advertisements






Got something to say? Make a comment.
Your name
Your email address
Message