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Olimpia Vendicata

An Opera by Domenico Freschi that hasn't been seen since the 17th century. Come see this tragi-comedy about a woman who has been poorly used by her love and now seeks her revenge.

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Olimpia Vendicata
Olimpia Vendicata

Time & Location

Oct 20, 2023, 7:30 PM – 10:00 PM

San Francisco, 3153 17th St, San Francisco, CA 94110, USA

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Olimpia Vendicata is Ariadne auf Naxos in a distinctly more 17th-century Italian key. Poor Olimpia, a Princess of Holland, is abandoned on a desert island by her faithless lover, Bireno. Kidnapped by pirates, she is made a slave at the elegant, sensuous court of Hibernia, where it seems everybody is amorous of somebody else. (Remember, this is fiction.) Imagine her surprise when Bireno crops up and begins wooing the Hibernian princess Alinda! With finesse and malice, Olimpia exacts poetic justice.

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