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24/02/1730 George Frideric Handel's opera "Partenope" premieres in London

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Partenope Highlights - San Francisco Opera

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"Io seguo sol fiero", Aria: Rosmira, Partenope, Act 1 Scene 13

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Handel - Partenope: Non chiedo, oh luci vaghe

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Handel - Partenope: Voglio dire al mio tesoro

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Handel's Partenope ǀ English National Opera

Partenope by George Frideric Handel premiered at the King's Theatre. The work is humorous in character and light-textured in music, with a plot involving romantic complications and gender confusion. It was Handel's 1st comic opera since the much earlier Agrippina, breaking away from the more traditional opera seria works.
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