Ezio (libretto)

Ezio is an opera libretto by Metastasio, first officially set to music by Pietro Auletta and premièred in the Teatro delle Dame, Rome, on December 26, 1728; an unauthorized setting by Nicola Porpora had already been premièred a month earlier (November 20) in Venice.[1]

Other notable settings include:


  1. Irving Godt, Marianna Martines: a woman composer in the Vienna of Mozart and Haydn John A. Rice – 2010, p. 61 "Typical of the collection is 'Pensa a serbarmi, o cara', Marianna's setting of an aria text from Metastasio's Ezio, a libretto first heard in Venice in 1728 with music by Porpora and in Rome the following year with music by Pietro Auletta"
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