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La Statira

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La Statira

La Statira is an opera seria in three acts by the Italian composer Tomaso Albinoni with a libretto by Apostolo Zeno and Pietro Pariati. It was first performed at the Teatro Capranica, Rome during the Carnival season of 1726. The plot concerns the rivalry between Statira and Barsimo for the throne of Persia.

The singers in the premiere performance were:[1]

  • Gaetano Valletta (Statira)
  • Domenico Riccio (Barsimo)
  • Francesco Costanzi (Oronte)
  • Antonio Raino (Dario)
  • Domenico Gemiresi (Arsace)

Notes and references


  • Giazotto, Remo, , Fratelli Bocca, 1945
  • Holden, Amanda (ed.), The Viking Opera Guide, Viking, 1993

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