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Antigono (Antigonus) is an opera by the composer Christoph Willibald Gluck. It takes the form of a dramma per musica in three acts. The Italian-language libretto is by Pietro Metastasio. The opera premiered on 9 February 1756 at the Torre Argentina in Rome.

Ensemble Serse gave the modern day premiere of "Antigono" on 25 April 2015 in an uncut edition performed on period instruments. The cast was:

Antigono - Simon Gfeller (tenor) Berenice - Calvin Wells (male soprano) Demetrio - Milena Dobrzycka (soprano) Alessandro - Michael Taylor (counter-tenor) Ismene - Jorg Delfos (counter-tenor) Clearco - Tom Verney (counter-tenor)

Musical director - Greg Batsleer

References

Antigono (Gluck) Wikipedia


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