32. Paride ed Elena (Gluck)

Dramma per musicaBy Christoph Willibald GluckLibretto: Ranieri de’ CalzabigiFirst performed: Burgtheater, Vienna, 3 November 1770 ELENA [Helen], Queen of SpartaContraltoKatherina SchindlerPARIDE [Paris], Son of Priam, King of TroyCastratoGiuseppe MillicoAMORE [Amor], Under the name of Erasto, Helen’s confidantSopranoTeresa KurzPALLADE [Pallas Athena]SopranoGabriella TagliaferriA TrojanSoprano Trojans, Spartans, followers of PallasChorus  SETTING: Sparta ★★★★ Gluck, let’s face it, has a … Continue reading 32. Paride ed Elena (Gluck)