[Trieste]: M. Weis, . Small octavo. Original publisher's light yellow printed wrappers with titling within decorative border. 1f. (recto title, verso blank), 1f. (recto named cast list, verso named production personnel), 5-44 pp. Text in Italian.
Named cast includes Giovanni Basadonna, Giuseppina Strepponi, Cristina Giacomino, Luciano Mariani, Vincenzo Graziani, Giuseppina Lega, Saverio Giorgi, and Francesco Lega.
Wrappers slightly worn, faded, and stained.
Matilde di Shabran (or Beauty with a Heart of Iron), set to a libretto by Jacopo Ferretti after J. M. Boutet de Monvel's play "Mathilde" and F. B. Hoffman's libretto for the opera "Euphrosine," premiered in Rome at the Teatro Apollo on February 24, 1821.
This libretto was produced for the 1835 production in Trieste featuring then 20-year-old soprano Giuseppina Strepponi in the title role, a performance that helped to launch her colorful career. Item #31726
Price: $120.00 other currencies