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Premiere in Milan of the opera Ascanio in Alba17.10.1771

Wikipedia (10 Oct 2013, 11:55)
Ascanio in Alba, K. 111, is a pastoral opera in two parts (Festa teatrale in due atti) by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart to an Italian libretto by Giuseppe Parini. This youthful opera by Mozart contains outstanding arias and brilliant moments of musical drama. It was commissioned by the Empress Maria Theresa.

Performance history

It was first performed at the Teatro Regio Ducal in Milan, on 17 October 1771.
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