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La Cenerentola


Part of our Culture Vulture series. For more screenings and information, visit: www.laemmle.com/culturevulture.

“Before the carnival is over, all Rome will love my Cinderella…” Thus spoke Rossini in 1817, in the aftermath of the disastrous opening night, firmly convinced that his pumpkin would be transformed into a sumptuous carriage. The future was to prove him right. However, in moving from Perrault’s tale to the opera, the humble servant who dreams of going to the ball has lost all her magical attributes: here there is no fairy godmother to transform mice into horses, rats into coachmen and lizards into footmen with a wave of her wand. And it is not a fur slipper but a bracelet that the beauty leaves behind for her prince, quite deliberately, challenging him to find her again. The Enlightenment had lit its fires
throughout Europe and La Cenerentola focused on the burning issues of the day, confronting social divisions to reveal the crinoline beneath the rags. Guillaume Gallienne, member of the Comédie-Française, stages his first opera.

Presented by Alain Duault

Opera in two acts
Sung in Italian

Libretto by Jacopo Ferretti after Charles Perrault, Cendrillon

From Opéra de Paris (Palais Garnier)
Recorded June 2017

Running Time: Approximately 2h 40min
Detailed running time: TBA

CREATIVE TEAM
Conductor ~ Ottavio Dantone
Staged by ~ Guillaume Gallienne
Artistic collaboration ~ Marie Lambert
Sets designs ~ Éric Ruf
Costumes designs ~ Olivier Bériot
Lighting design ~ Bertramd Couderc
Chorus Master ~ José Luís Basso

Orchestra and Chorus of the Opéra de Paris

ARTISTIC TEAM
Don Ramiro ~ Juan José De León
Dandini ~ Alessio Arduini
Don Magnífico ~ Maurizio Muraro
Clorinda ~ Chiara Skerath
Tisbe ~ Isabelle Druet
Angelina ~ Teresa Iervolino
Alidoro ~ Roberto Tagliavini

Played at

Playhouse 7, 9.04.17 - 9.05.17
Royal, 9.04.17 - 9.05.17
Town Center 5, 9.04.17 - 9.05.17
Claremont 5, 9.04.17 - 9.05.17
Rated NR This film is subtitled This film is subtitled
Genre: Culture Vulture, Opera
Runtime: 178 min
Language: Italian

Director: Louise Narboni
Writer(s): Gioacchino Rossini
Cast: Isabelle Druet, Roberto Tagliavini, Chiara Skerath, Juan José De León Alessio Arduini, Maurizio Muraro, Teresa Iervolino