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La Cenerentola

Gioachino Rossini
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3h
Italian
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Spanish , English
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The story of the servant girl magically transformed into a princess is found in the traditional stories of ancient Greece, the Tang dynasty of China, Arabian Nights, as well in the fairytales of Perrault, the Brothers Grimm and –as we all know – Walt Disney. However, in none of these - as far as we know - is there the Hamlet-like question we hear in La Cenerentola:  ≪.Am I prince or a cauliflower? ≫. In effect, a century and a half  of commedia dell’arte  tradition and another of opera buffa  had not elapsed in vain for this dramma giocoso  exceeded all expectations of its time –the opera  reached Constantinople, Buenos Aires, Calcutta and Sydney only a few decades after its premiere in Rome – and its popularity continues to captivate audiences today. 

 

On this occasion, the light-hearted and lively production by Stefan Herheim adds an unexpected ingredient to an exciting mix of humour and fantasy because the composer himself makes an appearance and demonstrates how, in reality, true magic is found in the human voice. 

 

 

Dramma giocoso in two acts

 

Music by Gioachino Rossini (1792-1868)

Libretto by Jacopo Ferretti, based on the story Cendrillon (1697) by Charles Perrault and in the libretto by Charles-Guillaume Etienne for the opera Cendrillon (1810) by Nicolas Isouard and in that of Francesco Fiorini for the opera Agatina ou la virtù premiata (1814) by Stefano Pavesi.

Premiere in the Theatre Valle de Roma, January 25, 1817

Premiere at the Teatro Real, January 17, 1851

Coproduction of the Den Norske Opera of Oslo and the Opéra National de Lyon

Titular Chorus and Orchestra of the Teatro Real

 

Artistic team


Conductor I Riccardo Frizza

Stage Director I Stefan Herheim

Set Design I Stefan Herheim, Daniel Unger

Costume Design I Esther Bialas

Lighting I Phoenix (Andreas Hofer)

Dramaturg I Alexander Meier-Dörzenbach

Video Designers I Fettfilm

Chorus Master I Andrés Máspero

 

Cast


Don Ramiro I Dmitry Korchak

Dandini I Florian Sempey

Don MagnÍfico I Renato Girolami

Clorinda I Rocío Pérez

Tisbe I Carol García

Angelina I Karine Deshayes

Alidoro I Roberto Tagliavini 

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José Luís Téllez analiza La cenerentola.

The story of the servant girl magically transformed into a princess is found in the traditional stories of ancient Greece, the Tang dynasty of China, Arabian Nights, as well in the fairytales of Perrault, the Brothers Grimm and –as we all know – Walt Disney. However, in none of these - as far as we know - is there the Hamlet-like question we hear in La Cenerentola:  ≪.Am I prince or a cauliflower? ≫. In effect, a century and a half  of commedia dell’arte  tradition and another of opera buffa  had not elapsed in vain for this dramma giocoso  exceeded all expectations of its time –the opera  reached Constantinople, Buenos Aires, Calcutta and Sydney only a few decades after its premiere in Rome – and its popularity continues to captivate audiences today. 

 

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Los protagonistas de 'La Cenerentola', descubren los detalles de la producción de Stefan Herheim.

La historia de la sirvienta que se transforma mágicamente en princesa está presente en las tradiciones folclóricas de la antigua Grecia, la dinastía Tang en China, Las mil y una noches, así como en las antologías de Perrault, los hermanos Grimm y –como todos sabemos– Walt Disney. Ahora bien, en ninguna de ellas –que sepamos– se pronuncia la pregunta de resonancias hamletianas que si escuchamos en La Cenerentola de Rossini: ≪.Soy un príncipe o una coliflor?≫. En efecto, un siglo y medio de tradición de commedia dell’arte y otro mas de opera buffa no habían transcurrido en balde y, así, el último dramma giocoso del último gran representante de este género batió todas las expectativas en su tiempo –la ópera llegó hasta Constantinopla, Buenos Aires, Calcuta y Sidney a solo unas pocas décadas de su estreno en Roma– del mismo modo que sigue sin defraudar en el nuestro.

 

La divertida y animada producción de Stefan Herheim que nos visita en esta ocasión añade un inesperado ingrediente a esta excitante mezcla de humor y fantasía, pues en ella el propio compositor hará acto de presencia y demostrara como la verdadera magia se encuentra, en realidad, en la voz humana.