Tomaso Albinoni, la Statira
La Fenice new production
in partnership with Conservatorio Benedetto Marcello di Venezia
Director ⎮ Francesco Bellotto
Conservatorio Benedetto Marcello di Venezia Baroque Orchestra
Conductor ⎮ Francesco Erle
La Statira is an opera seria in three acts by the Italian composer Tomaso Albinoni with a libretto by Apostolo Zeno and Pietro Pariati. It was first performed at the Teatro Capranica in Rome during the Carnival season of 1726. The plot concerns the rivalry between Statira and Barsimo for the throne of Persia.