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MUNICIPAL THEATRE OPERA SEASON
Teatro Municipale - Via Verdi, 41
Description
2017/2018 opera season at the Municipal Theatre in Piacenza includes six opera production among which four are brand new shows and one is the musical Principessa Sissi.  

2017/2018 opera season opening is on 
Friday 13th October at 8:30 pm with Giuseppe Verdi's opera Simon Boccanegra

Telephone
Teatro Municipale - tel. +39.0523.492251 oppure +39.0523.320365
Email
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From
11 October 2017
To
06 May 2018
Rates
-
Disabled access
The ground floor (ticket office and stalls) is accessible, while the upper floors are only partially accessible;a lift stops on the landing between floors, but to reach the floors there are some steps to go over; 6 accessible seats; toilets are accessible
Info
and booking: tel. +39.0523.492251, +39.0523.320365
Organization
Fondazione Teatri di Piacenza
Program
Wednesday 11th October 2017 - 3.30 pm (Premiere show for schools)
Friday 13th October 2017 - 8.30 pm (Turno A)
Sunday 15th October 2017 - 3.30 pm (Turno B)


OPERA LABORATORIO 2017 project

GIUSEPPE VERDI

SIMON BOCCANEGRA
Opera in three acts and a prologue, libretto by Francesco Maria Piave
Based on Simon Bocanegra by Antonio Garcia Gutiérrez

Main chararacters:
Simon Boccanegra: Kiril Manolov
Maria Boccanegra: Clarissa Costanzo
Jacopo Fiesco: Mattia Denti
Gabriele Adorno: Ivan Defabiani
Paolo Albiani: Ernesto Petti
Pietro: Cristian Saitta
Un'ancella: Paola Lo Curto
Un Capitano dei Balestrieri: Jenish Ysmanov

Pier Giorgio MORANDI, orchestra director
Leo NUCCI, stage direction

Salvo PIRO, director's assistant
Carlo CENTOLAVIGNA, backdrops
Artemio CABASSI, costumes
Claudio SCHMID, lights

ORCHESTRA DELL'OPERA ITALIANA
CORO DEL TEATRO MUNICIPALE DI PIACENZA choir
Corrado CASATI, choirmaster

Coproduced by Fondazione Teatri di Piacenza,
Teatro Alighieri di Ravenna
in collaboration with Opéra de Marseille
Brand new show

Friday 15th December 2017 -  8.30 pm (Turno A)
Sunday 17th December 2017 - 3.30 pm (Turno B)


CHARLES GOUNOD

FAUST
Opera in five acts
Libretto by Jules Barbier and Michel Carré, based on Faust and Marguerite by Michel Carré (inspired by Faust written by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe)

Main characters:
Faust: Francesco Demuro
Mèphistophélès: Ramaz Chikviladze
Marguerite: Davinia Rodriguez
Marthe: Sophia Koberidze
Valentin: Simone Piazzola, Benjamin Cho (17th December)
Wagner: Matteo Ferrara
Siebel: Nozomi Kato

Jean-Luc TINGAUD, orchestra director
Simone DERAI / ANAGOOR, stage direction

Simone Derai and Sivia Bragagnolo / ANAGOOR, backdrops and costumes
Simone Derai and Giulio Favotto /ANAGOOR, video
Lucio Diana, lights

ORCHESTRA DELL'OPERA ITALIANA
CORO DEL TEATRO COMUNALE DI MODENA choir
Stefano COLO', choirmaster

Coproduced by Fondazione Teatro  Comunale di Modena,
Fondazione Teatri di Piacenza,
Fondazione I Teatri di Reggio Emilia
Brand new show

Sunday 7th January 2018 - 4 pm (not included in the season ticket)

LA PRINCIPESSA SISSI - Musical
by CORRADO ABBATI
music: ALESSANDRO NIDI
based on the movie by Ernst Marischka

Main characters:
Elisabetta, or Sissi: Cristina Calisi
Franz Joseph, Emperor of Austria: Francesco Bertoni
Archduchess Sophie of Austria: Lucia Antinori
Max, duke of Bavaria: Corrado Abbati
Ludovica, or Louise: Antonella Degasperi
Elena, or Nenè: Antonietta Manfredi
The prince of Thurn und Taxis: Lorenzo Di Girolamo
Kurt, member of Ischl gendarmerie: Fabrizio Macciantelli
Fritz Pesmaker: Claudio Ferretti
Thomas: Matteo Borghi
Archduke Carl Ludwig of Austria: Riccardo Dall’Aglio
Countess Inge: Greta Moschini
Marck: Davide Cervato
Margareta: Giorgia Aluzzi

Alessandro NIDI, director
Corrado ABBATI, stage direction

Cristina CALISI, choreographies
Stefano MACCARINI, backdrops
Artemio CABASSI, costumes

COMPAGNIA CORRADO ABBATI company
Brand new show, national premiere

Friday 2nd February 2018 -  8.30 pm (Turno A)
Sunday 4th February 2018 - 3.30 pm (Turno B)


GIACOMO PUCCINI

IL TRITTICO
IL TABARRO / SUOR ANGELICA / GIANNI SCHICCHI

Libretto by Giuseppe Adami, Giovacchino Forzano

Main characters
Michele | Gianni Schicchi: Ambrogio Maestri
Giorgetta | Suor Angelica: Anna Pirozzi
Luigi: Rubens Pelizzari
La Frugola | Zia Principessa | Zita: Annamaria Chiuri
Il Tinca | Rinuccio: Marco Ciaponi/Matteo Desole (4)
Lauretta: Francesca Tassinari
Il Talpa | Simone: Alessandro Spina

Aldo SISILLO, orchestra director
Cristina PEZZOLI, stage direction

Giacomo ANDRICO, backdrops
Gianluca FALASCHI, costumes
Andrea RICCI, lights

ORCHESTRA REGIONALE DELL'EMILIA ROMAGNA
CORO DEL TEATRO COMUNALE DI MODENA choir
Stefano COLÒ, choirmaster

Coproduced by Fondazione Teatro  Comunale di Modena,
Fondazione Teatri di Piacenza,
Fondazione I Teatri di Reggio Emilia
Fondazione Teatro Comunale di Ferrara

Wednesday 14th February 2018 - 3.30 pm (premiere show for schools)
Friday 16th February 2018 -  8.30 pm (Turno A)
Sunday 18th February 2018 - 3.30 pm (Turno B)


GIOACHINO ROSSINI

LA CENERENTOLA
Playful drama in two acts by Jacopo Ferretti
(Critical edition by Fondazione Rossini di Pesaro in collaboration with Casa Ricordi, Milano, edited by A. Zedda)

Main characters:
Don Ramiro: Pietro Adaini
Dandini: Pablo Ruiz
Don Magnifico: Marco Filippo Romano
Clorinda: Giulia Perusi
Tisbe: Isabel De Paoli
Angelina: Teresa Iervolino
Alidoro: Matteo D’Apolito

Erina YASHIMA, orchestra director
Aldo TARABELLA, stage direction

Enrico MUSENICH, backdrops
Lele LUZZATI, costumes
Marco MINGHETTI, lights
Monica BOCCI, choreographies

ORCHESTRA GIOVANILE LUIGI CHERUBINI
CORO DEL TEATRO MUNICIPALE DI PIACENZA choir
Corrado CASATI, choirmaster

Coproduced by:
Teatro del Giglio di Lucca, Teatro Alighieri di Ravenna,
Fondazione Teatri di Piacenza
Theatre decorations: Del Giglio di Lucca

Wednesday 14th March 2018 - 3.30 pm (premiere show for schools)
Friday 16th March 2018 - 8.30 pm (Turno A)
Sunday 18th March 2018 -  3.30 pm (Turno B)


AMILCARE PONCHIELLI

LA GIOCONDA
Opera in four acts by Arrigo Boito (under the pseudonym of Tobia Gorrio)

Main characters:
La Gioconda: Saioa Hernández
Enzo Grimaldo: Francesco Meli
Barnaba: Sebastian Catana
Laura Adorno: Veronica Simeoni
Alvise Badoero: Giacomo Prestia
La Cieca: Agostina Smimmero
Zuàne: Graziano Dallavalle
Cantore: Nicolò Donini
Isèpo: Lorenzo Izzo
Pilota/Barnabotto: Simone Tansini

Daniele CALLEGARI, orchestra director
Federico BERTOLANI, stage direction

Andrea BELLI, backdrops
Valeria Donata BETTELLA, costumes
Alessandro VERAZZI, lights
Monica CASADEI, coreografie

ORCHESTRA REGIONALE DELL'EMILIA ROMAGNA
CORO DEL TEATRO MUNICIPALE DI PIACENZA choir
Corrado CASATI, choirmaster
VOCI BIANCHE DEL CORO FARNESIANO DI PIACENZA
Mario PIGAZZINI, choirmaster

Coproduced by Fondazione Teatri di Piacenza,
Fondazione Teatro  Comunale di Modena,
Fondazione I Teatri di Reggio Emilia
Brand new show

Wednesday 2nd May 2018 - 3.30 pm (premiere show for schools)
Friday 4th May 2018 - 8.30 pm (Turno A)
Sunday 6th May 2018 - 3.30 pm(Turno B)


GIUSEPPE VERDI

IL CORSARO
Opera in three acts, libretto by Francesco Maria Piave
based on the short poem The Corsair by George Byron

Main characters:
Corrado: Vincenzo Costanzo
Medora: Jessica Nuccio
Seid: Simone Piazzola
Gulnara: Roberta Mantegna
Selimo: Matteo Mezzaro
Giovanni: Cristian Saitta
Eunuco/ Schiavo: Raffaele Feo

Matteo BELTRAMI, orchestra director
Lamberto PUGGELLI, stage direction
video by GRAZIA PULVIRENTI

Marco CAPUANA, backdrops
Vera MARZOT, costumes
Andrea BORELLI, lights

ORCHESTRA REGIONALE DELL'EMILIA ROMAGNA
CORO DEL TEATRO MUNICIPALE DI PIACENZA choir
Corrado CASATI, choirmaster

Coproduced by:
Fondazione Teatri di Piacenza,
Fondazione Teatro  Comunale di Modena
Teatro Regio di Parma: theatre decorations
Originally coproduced by: Teatro Carlo Felice di Genova
Notes
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Information Office
Last update
Monday, 16 October 2017
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