Published: June 2, 2020 10:15

DID YOU KNOW THAT… The first was the prince…

———— The first Polish monarch who was lucky enough to come into contact with the opera was Władysław IV Vasa, when he was still a prince at the court of the Medici in Florence, where he watched Francesca Caccini’s La liberazione di Ruggiero dall’isola d’Alcina. The new genre fascinated the young prince so much that

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