From 7. November 2021

La Cenerentola

Gioachino Rossini (1792 – 1868)

Dramma giocoso in two Acts
Libretto by Jacopo Ferretti
– In Italian –

Premiere 07.11.
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The story of Cinderella, who leads a miserable existence as a skivvy in her parents’ house and ends up marrying the prince, is one of the most popular topoi of the fairy-tale canon. The Brothers Grimm may have introduced the material to our spheres but its roots reach far back into the collections of One Thousand and One Night or the traditions of the indigenous peoples of Northern America.

Rossini, who allegedly composed his „dramma giocoso“ in no more than three weeks around the turn of the year 1816/17, based his work mainly on the 1697 version by Charles Perrault, entitled Cendrillon ou La petite pantoufle de verre. Perrault in turn presumably drew on the Pentamerone, a collection of fairy-tales compiled by Giambattista Basile, born in Naples in 1575, who inspired not only Charles Perrault but other artists such as Clemens Brentano, Ludwig Tieck and the Brothers Grimm. To his contemporaries, Rossini’s LA CENERENTOLA appeared – even more than his BARBIERE DI SIVIGLIA, created one year previously – as the epitome of comic opera. Rossini himself, however, did not arrange his work as an opera buffa in the purest form, but rather turned it into a so-called semiseria, a “semi-serious” opera. Angelina is despised by her family and her sufferings are portrayed on stage with some undertones. Despite the exceedingly comic potential of the cast of characters, the final “triumph of virtue” remains an important and serious insight, or at least as a utopian dream that Rossini’s opera tale shares with most fairy-tales around the world.

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Cast

Don Ramiro  Francisco Brito (Termine)
NN (Termine)
Dandini  Carl Rumstadt
Don Magnifico  Martin Tzonev
Tisbe  Charlotte Quadt
Clorinda  Marie Heeschen (Termine)
Lada Bočková (Termine)
Angelina  Luciana Mancini (Termine)
Andrea Niño (Termine)
Chor  Herren des Chores des Theater Bonn
Orchester  Beethoven Orchester Bonn
Musikalische Leitung  Rubén Dubrovsky
Inszenierung  Leonardo Muscato
Bühne  Andrea Belli
Kostüme  Margherita Baldoni
Licht  Max Karbe
Choreinstudierung  Marco Medved
Regieassistenz und Abendspielleitung  Mark Daniel Hirsch
Musikalische Assistenz  Elia Tagliavia
Studienleitung  Pauli Jämsä
Korrepetition  Miho Mach
Elia Tagliavia
Bühnenbildassistenz  Samina Anastasia Celotti
Kostümassistenz  Dieter Hauber
Inspizienz  Karsten Sandleben
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