Opera

Domènec Terradellas

La merope

21 Feb, 25

Concert version

Musical conductor: Francesco Corti | Akademie für Alte Musik de Berlín

This title is the result of the recovery of the Spanish opera heritage; the opera tells the tragic story of Merope, Queen of Epirus. It is presented for the first time at the Teatro Real together with Akamus Akademie für Alte Musik, a renowned instrumental ensemble under the baton of Francesco Corti


Dramma per musica in three acts

Music by Domènec Terradellas (1713-1751)

Libretto by Apostolo Zeno

Premiered at the Teatro delle Dame in Rome on 3 January 1743

Premiere at the Teatro Real

Concert version


Artistic team

Musical conductor: Francesco Corti


Cast

Merope: Emoke Baráth

Epitide: Pia Francesca Vitale

Trasimede: Paul-Antoine Bénos-Djian

Polifonte: Valerio Contaldo

Argia: Sunhae Im

Licisco: Margherita Maria Sala

 

Akademie für Alte Musik de Berlín

   

Synopsis and more information

This opera narrates the tragedy of Merope, Queen of Epirus, and her son Epitide. The plot focuses on the conflict between love and duty when Epitide falls in love with his sister Electra, triggering a series of tragic events.  
 

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21 February 2025

19:30

Main Auditorium

Emoke Baráth, Pia Francesca Vitale, Paul-Antoine Bénos-Djian, Valerio Contaldo, Sunhae Im, Margherita Maria Sala
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