Pescatrici, Le(i) (‘The Fisherwomen’)
- George Truett Hollis
Dramma giocoso in three acts by Ferdinando Bertoni to a libretto by Carlo Goldoni ; Venice, Teatro S Samuele, 26 December 1751.
Bertoni’s most successful comic opera was the first of three Goldoni librettos set by the 26-year-old composer. The seven roles mix parti buffe (fisherwomen and fishermen) and ...