Luminalia
Luminalia or The Festival of Light was a late Caroline era masque or "operatic show", with an English libretto by Sir William Davenant, designs by Inigo Jones, and music by composer Nicholas Lanier. P...
Sant'Alessio
Il Sant'Alessio (Saint Alexius) is an opera in three acts composed by Stefano Landi in 1631 with a libretto by Giulio Rospigliosi. Sant'Alessio was the first opera to be written on a historical subjec...
Le nozze di Teti e di Peleo
Le nozze di Teti e di Peleo is an opera by Francesco Cavalli - specifically, an opera scenica or festa teatrale. The work, set to a libretto by Orazio Persiani, was Cavalli's first opera, and was firs...
Chi soffre, speri
Chi soffre, speri (Let he who Suffers Hope) or L'Egisto is an opera in a prologue and three acts by the Italian composers Virgilio Mazzocchi and Marco Marazzoli. It has been described as the "first co...