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Sebastiano Ricci impresario d’opera a Venezia nel primo Settecento

  • Gianluca Stefani,

Sebastiano Ricci was not only one of the greatest Italian and international painters of the eighteenth century, but an opera impresario and a set designer. Thanks to unpublished archival documents, this book reconstructs and interprets the phases of his theatrical career, well known in Parma and Rome in 1690 and 1694 and continued with discontinuity in the circuit of public theaters in Venice in the first three decades of the eighteenth century. Through the portrait of the artist impresario, enriched by new biographical data, the author sheds light on the still elusive theatrical and musical world of the time, animated by well-known characters such as the Red Priest Vivaldi, the castrato Cortona, the impresario Orsatto and unknown persons such as the impresario Modotto, the fixer Viola, the violinists Madonis.

  • Keywords:
  • Venice,
  • eighteenth century,
  • opera,
  • public theaters,
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Gianluca Stefani is a PhD in History of Entertainment at the University of Florence. Since 2014 he has been Editor-in-Chief of "Drammaturgia" and in 2015 he was a fellow at the G. Cini Foundation. He has published essays on Italian theater and on the musical theater of the early eighteenth century in Venice.
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Book Title

Sebastiano Ricci impresario d’opera a Venezia nel primo Settecento

Authors

Gianluca Stefani

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Number of Pages

330

Publication Year

2015

Copyright Information

© 2015 Author(s)

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CC BY 4.0

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Firenze University Press

DOI

10.36253/978-88-6655-961-0

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978-88-6655-960-3

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978-88-6655-961-0

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978-88-9273-361-9

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Premio Ricerca «Città di Firenze»

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2705-0289

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2705-0297

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