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Medea in Corinto


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Opera in two acts
Music by Giovanni Simone Mayr Libretto by GIUSEPPE FELICE ROMANI (sung in Italian) (gramophone records)
Both theatre management and public expected much of this opera ' in the French manner,' nor were they disappointed ... Medea in Corinto scored a triumphant success in its portrayal of one of the most horrifying of all plots.
3.25* Bergamo - and the Other Medea
Reflections on the Colleone Chapel, Bergamo's most famous monument, by PETER MURRAY, Professor of the History of Art, Birkbeck College, London.
Giovanni Simone Mayr, the composer of this afternoon's opera, spent 40 years in Bergamo. He founded the local conservatory which became one of the liveliest centres of musical culture in 19th-century northern Italy.
3.40* Medea in Corinto, Act 2


Music By: Giovanni Simone Mayr
Unknown: Giuseppe Felice
Conducted By: Newell Jenkins

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