Anagilda [L’Anagilda, o vero La fede ne tradimenti (‘Anagilda, or Faith Despite Betrayal’)]
- Brian W. Pritchard
Dramma per musica in three acts by Antonio Caldara to a libretto by Gerolamo Gigli ; Rome, Palazzo Bonelli, 4 January 1711.
This opera, commissioned by Francesco Maria Ruspoli for Carnival 1711, was staged 13 times by 5 February and was perhaps the most frequently performed of all Caldara’s operas. Its plot is based on an incident in Bartolommeo de Rogatis’s ...