Gift of The Tobin Endowment
Theatre production information
Opera by Giovanni Carlo Coppola. Produced at the Palazzo Pitti, Florence, to celebrate the wedding of Grand Duke Ferdinando II de' Medici and Princess Vittoria della Rovere.
In The Marriage of the Gods, Jupiter's plans to celebrate four Olympian marriages on the same day (Jupiter and Juno, Venus and Vulcan, Athena and Pluto, Diana and Neptune) go awry, but are eventually resolved through the intervention of Venus and Cupid.
Stefano Della Bella (Italian, b.1610, d.1664)
Alfonso Parigi (Italian, d.1656)