La fanciulla del west

By Chiara Spagnoli Gabardi A new edition of Giacomo Puccini’s ‘La fanciulla del West’ tributes the world of filmmaking, at the Milanese Teatro alla Scala. The three-act opera — based on the play ‘The Girl of the Golden West by the American author David Belasco —  tributes the fortitude of the miners who would cross  [ Read More ]

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La cena delle beffe

  By Chiara Spagnoli Gabardi Umberto Giordano’s four act opera ‘La cena delle beffe’ (The Jester’s Supper), adapts Sem Benelli’s 1909 play of the same name. The story, set in Florence at the time of Lorenzo de’ Medici, accounts the rivalry between Giannetto Malespini and Neri Chiaramantesi for the affections of the beautiful Ginevra. Neri  [ Read More ]

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New York by Chiara Spagnoli Gabardi Gaetano Donizetti’s Maria Stuarda (Mary Stuart) had its world premiere at Teatro alla Scala in Milan, back in 1835, and it first premiered at the New York Met Opera House during New Year’s Eve of 2012. The tragic opera, in two acts, that combines the Italian composer’s music with  [ Read More ]

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  by Chiara Spagnoli Gabardi Giuseppe Verdi’s dramma lirico opens Teatro alla Scala’s new season. Giovanna d’Arco returned to Milan’s opera house after 150 years, for “La Prima” on December 7th, feast day of Saint Ambrose, patron saint of the city. For the first time, Riccardo Chailly, principal conductor and successor to Daniel Barenboim, was  [ Read More ]

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by Chiara Spagnoli Gabardi Teatro alla Scala concludes its operatic season with Alan Berg, who adapted into an opera the play Woyzeck by Georg Büchner. The production debuted in 1997 under the direction of maestro Giuseppe Sinopoli. In this occasion Ingo Metzmacher conducted the music through a representation that adopts the very same mise en  [ Read More ]

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  by Chiara Spagnoli Gabardi Giacomo Puccini’s opera is timeless, for the charming melodies and moving misadventures of the bohemian ensemble. The subject that the Italian composer brought to the stage is one that is able to speak to all generations through the years. La Bohème debuted in 1896 at the Teatro Regio in Turin  [ Read More ]

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Aida at La Scala

febbraio - 17 - 2015
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by Chiara Spagnoli Gabardi We all are accustomed to the grandeur of Giuseppe Verdi’s opera, which takes place in the Egypt of the pharaohs. The story – about the enslaved Ethiopian princess, Aida, who becomes romantically entangled with the young warrior Radamès, who is betrothed to the Pharaoh’s daughter, Amneris – has conquered audiences through  [ Read More ]

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by Chiara Spagnoli Gabardi A majestic cast comes together for Franco Zeffirelli’s iconic production of Puccini’s La Bohème. Conductor Riccardo Frizza presides over a glorious vocal ensemble led by the mesmerising Angela Gheorghiu, who sings Mimì at the Met for the first time in six years, opposite golden-toned tenor Michael Fabiano as her lover, Rodolfo.  [ Read More ]

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by Chiara Spagnoli Gabardi Playwright Mike Gorman, spends his time betwixt the fervent New York theatre scene and the inspiring land of Maine, where his stories and characters come to life. As a resident of La MaMa Theatre, pillar of Off Off Broadway theatre, he has just presented his ultimate play, ‘If Colorado Had An  [ Read More ]

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Sleep No More: the show

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by Chiara Spagnoli Gabardi New York’s most celebrated theatrical event “Sleep No More” continues it’s smash-hit interactive performance at Chelsea’s McKittrick Hotel. Punchdrunk’s award-winning theatrical experience moulds Shakespeare’s classic tragedy Macbeth into a game changing form of immersive theatre, in which roaming audiences experience epic storytelling inside sensory theatrical worlds. Spectators move freely through the  [ Read More ]

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