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La Cenerentola

Revival

Opera by Gioacchino Rossini

In Italian language with German surtitles

The story of Cinderella is well known: A man enters into a new marriage after the death of his wife, and his daughter is given a stepmother. And yet much is different here: the fairy-tale elements are greatly reduced, and instead of the stepmother, father Don Magnifico takes on the evil role in a great social satire that bristles with opera buffa comedy and yet has a happy ending for Cinderella.

A quarter of a century ago, the legendary director Achim Freyer staged La Cenerentola at the Volksoper. His witty, colourful version, bursting with imagination, was an immediate hit with audiences - and is now in our repertoire again.

Cast

Dirigent
Carlo Goldstein
Inszenierung
Achim Freyer
Bühnenbild und Kostüme
Maria-Elena Amos
Licht
Kurt-Rüdiger Wogatzke
Choreinstudierung
Holger Kristen
Don Ramiro
Timothy Fallon
Dandini
Modestas Sedlevičius
Don Magnifico
Misha Kiria
Angelina
Wallis Giunta
Clorinda
Lauren Urquhart
Tisbe
Stephanie Maitland
Alidoro
Aaron Pendleton

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