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L'ITALIANA IN ALGERI

(The Italian Girl in Algiers) Opera by Gioachino Rossini Performed by Opera di Firenze

Rossini’s sparkling and fast-paced opera weaves a madcap story full of twists and turns in this comedic adventure set in a land of magnificent palaces, swashbuckling pirates and lavish harems. An impressive cast of Rossinian singers with Bruno Campanella conducting.

​ACT I: 70 minutes

 Intermission : 25

ACT II: 60 minutes

​L’Italiana in Algeri is a sparkling, fast-paced opera composed by Rossini in 1813. This opera perfectly expresses Rossini’s talent of mixing serious and comic elements in quite magical ways that delight audiences to this day. A comedy inspired by the real kidnapping of a clever Milanese lady by pirates, L’Italiana in Algeri is a masterpiece that the great nineteenth-century French author, Stendhal, called “perfection of the opera buffa”.

Starring as Isabella, the Italian mezzosoprano Marianna Pizzolato who is one of the best interpreters of the role, shows Isabella’s ‘lunacy’ in this very funny and exuberant production by the renowned Spanish Director, Joan Font. The Orchestra is conducted by distinguished interpreter of Italian, Rossini’s repertoire Bruno Campanella.

Opera in two acts
Music by Gioachino Rossini, libretto by Angelo Anelli. 

Creative team
Stage director  Joan Font
Set and Costume  Joan Guillen
Lighting designer  Albert Faura
  
​Cast  ​Personnel

​Conductor

​Sebastiano Rolli 

​Isabella

​Marianna Pizzolato

​Mustafa’

​Marko Mimica

​Lindoro

​Maxim Mironov

​Taddeo

​Omar Montanari

​Elvira

​Damiana Mizzi

​Zulma

​Lamia Beuque

​Haly

​Sergio Vitale

​Tiger 

​Alfonso Cayetano


Staged by Opera of Florence – Maggio Musicale Fiorentino

Orchestra, Chorus and Technicians Maggio Musicale Fiorentino

Co-Production by Maggio Musicale Fiorentino, Teatro Real Madrid, Opéra National Bordeaux and Houston Grand Opera.


February 09 2017       7:00 PM   Book Now
February 12 2017       7:00 PM   Book Now
Prices
A 65 OMR
B 38 OMR
C 34 OMR
D 28 OMR
E 15 OMR
F 10 OMR
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