Maria Tudor
Get Maria Tudor essential facts below. View Videos or join the Maria Tudor discussion. Add Maria Tudor to your PopFlock.com topic list for future reference or share this resource on social media.
Maria Tudor

Maria Tudor is an opera in four acts composed by Antônio Carlos Gomes to an Italian-language libretto by Emilio Praga (completed by Arrigo Boito). The libretto is based on Victor Hugo's 1833 play Marie Tudor, which centers on the rise, fall and execution of Fabiano Fabiani, a fictional favourite of Mary I of England. The opera premiered on 27 March 1879 at La Scala, Milan with Anna D'Angeri in the title role and Francesco Tamagno as Fabiani. The opera was a failure at its premiere and withdrawn, a heavy blow to Gomes who was in serious financial and family difficulties at the time. He returned to his native Brazil the following year.[1][2]

Maria Tudor was revived in November 1998 at the Bulgarian National Opera in Sofia with Eliane Coelho in the title role. The performance was televised and a live recording released on CD by the Brazilian label ImagemData.[3][4]

References

  1. ^ Appleby, David P. (2014). The Music of Brazil, p. 73. University of Texas Press ISBN 0292767595
  2. ^ Jones, Barrie (ed.) (2014). The Hutchinson Concise Dictionary of Music, p. 397. Routledge. ISBN 1135950180
  3. ^ OCLC 56586299
  4. ^ Cruz, Leonardo (6 November 1998). "'Maria Tudor' estréia hoje na Bulgária". Folha de S.Paulo. Retrieved 17 May 2015 (in Portuguese)

External links



  This article uses material from the Wikipedia page available here. It is released under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share-Alike License 3.0.

Maria_Tudor
 



 



 
Music Scenes