Tolomeo e Alessandro

Tolomeo e Alessandro, ovvero la corona disprezzata is an Italian-language opera by Domenico Scarlatti to a libretto by Carlo Sigismondo Capece which premiered in Rome on 19 January 1711 at the Palazzo Zuccari, with scenery by Filippo Juvarra. It was second of the seven operas composed by Domenico for the Polish queen Maria Casimira Sobieski, following his pastorale in three acts La Silvia of 27 January 1710.[1]

RecordingsEdit

  • Tolomeo e Alessandro - Ann Hallenberg (Tolomeo), Raffaella Milanesi (Alessandro), Klara Ek (Seleuce), Roberta Invernizzi (Elisa), Mary-Ellen Nesi (Dorisbe) Theodora Baka (Araspe). Il Complesso Barocco, Alan Curtis, 3 CDs, FundaciĆ³n Caja Madrid 2010, digital download only DG-Archiv 47640349 [2]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ The American Music Teacher 1984 - Volume 34 - Page 19 "In 1709 the three friends met in Rome to continue separately their colorful musical lives. Rosingrave's admiration and ... acts, given on January 27, 1710. Moving apace to meet the Queen's desires, Domenico furnished two operatic works in 1711. The first, Tolomeo e Alessandro overo la Corona Disprezzata, was designed .."
  2. ^ Una fonte di luce ]