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02/02/1731 George Frideric Handel's opera "Poro" premieres in London

Poro is an opera seria in three acts by George Frideric Handel. The opera was first given at the King's Theatre in London and on 15 further occasions. A run of 16 performances was a mark of success for the time as is the fact that the work was revived in December, and again in a revised form in 1736.

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