Giustino

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Composer:

Georg Handel

Librettist:

Niccolò Beregani und Pietro Pariati

Premiere:

16 February 1737, London, (Covent Garden)

Language:

Italian

Synopsis:

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Libretto:

Giustino Libretto

Translation(s):

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About the opera Giustino

Giustino (or Justin) (HWV 37) is an opera in three acts by George Frideric Handel. The Italian-language libretto was adapted from Pietro Pariati's Giustino, after Nicolo Beregan's Il Giustino.
The opera was first given at the Covent Garden Theatre in London on 16 February 1737 and on 8 further occasions. It was also performed in Brunswick in August 1741. The first modern performance was in Abingdon on 21 April 1963. The first London performance since Handel's time was in November 1983. It was also produced at the Komische Oper, Berlin by Harry Kupfer in 1985.

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Roles in Giustino

Giustino Mezzo-Soprano or CounterTenor
Anastasio Tenor or Soprano
Arianna Soprano
Leocasta Contralto
Amanzio Contralto
Vitaliano Tenor
Polidarte Bass
La Fortuna Treble

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All scenes from Giustino


Nr.Title scenePopularityOperaComposerActTypeVoicesLang.Roles
1Intermezzo

Opera: GiustinoComposer: HandelAct: 2.04

Type: instrumentalVoice: n/aLanguage: Italian

Roles:
2Nun da mir gehört die Krone

Opera: GiustinoComposer: HandelAct: 3.11

Type: recitativeVoice: cA T/SLanguage: Italian

Roles: Amanzio/Anastasio
3Nun weicht das Missgeschick

Opera: GiustinoComposer: HandelAct: 3.12

Type: recitativeVoice: T/S S Mz/cT TLanguage: Italian

Roles: Anastasio/Arianna/Giustino/Vitaliano
4In deinen Armen fühle ich

Opera: GiustinoComposer: HandelAct: 3.13

Type: recitativeVoice: S T/S T Mz/cTLanguage: Italian

Roles: Arianna/Anastasio/Vitaliano/Giustino