Engraving of Giovanni Bononcini, mezzotint by J. Sympson

Libretto: Paolo Antonio Rolli

First performance: 15th April 1721, King’s Theatre, London

Cast
Francesco Bernardi, called ‘Senesino’ (Alto castrato)
Margherita Durastanti (Soprano)
Matteo Berselli (Soprano castrato)
Maddalena Salvai (Soprano)
Caterina Galerati (Soprano)
Anastasia Robinson (Contralto)
Giuseppe Maria Boschi (Bass)