Former house of Antonio Cesti

Source: Wamba

Pfarrgasse 5, house of (Marco) Antonio Cesti, composer. In 1652 Cesti became Music Director at the court of Archeduke Ferdinand Karl. He was the first director of the 'Comödienhause' of Innsbruck, a famous theater and opera house. Cesto composed the opera l'Argia for the festivities during the visit of Queen Christina of Sweden at Innsbruck, November 1655.

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