The article investigates a case study which shows the mix of patronage and actors and singers raising professionalization in the Italian baroque theatre. During the XVIIth Century, the Teatro Ducale, the only existing public opera house in Milan, was managed by a impresario. From 1669 onward, Vitaliano Borromeo, from one of the most important families of the Milanese aristocracy, was a key patron of Milanese public theatre and he was in touch with correspondants from Parma's court, Mantova's court, Modena's court, Piacenza, Venezia, in order to provide singers, musicians, librettos, scores for the Teatro Ducale.
|Titolo tradotto del contributo||[Autom. eng. transl.] Patriciate, courts and theater business in Italy in the second half of the 17th century: the case of Milan|
|Titolo della pubblicazione ospite||Diplomacy and the aristocracy as Patrons of Music and Theatre in the Europe of the Ancien Régime|
|Editor||I Yordanova, F Cotticelli|
|Numero di pagine||38|
|Stato di pubblicazione||Pubblicato - 2019|
- Teatro d'opera