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Ensemble

Surrealist Pop

Rossini's 'La Cenerentola' in Rome,
reviewed by GIUSEPPE PENNISI

 

After fifteen years of absence, Teatro dell'Opera di Roma presented a new production of Rossini's dramma giocoso La Cenerentola. It is part of a broader project to celebrate the two hundredth anniversary of the Rossini operas especially commissioned by Roman theatres — ie La Cenerentola by the Teatro Valle and Il Barbiere di Siviglia by the Teatro Argentina. The project includes as many as three different productions of Il Barbiere — the first in the main house starting 11 February 2016, the second, in the Spring, in a travelling van in squares of both the city center and the suburbs, and the third in July and August at the Baths of Caracalla in the open air. In a co-production arrangement, the opera van will also reach squares in Palermo...

Copyright © 27 January 2016 Giuseppe Pennisi,
Rome, Italy

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GIOACCHINO ROSSINI

TEATRO DELL'OPERA

ROME

ITALY

ALESSANDRO CORBELLI

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