This year’s Trilogy, which will run from the 17th to the 26th of November at the Alighieri Theatre, revolves around that gaze upon time and the changes which have always characterised the passage from one century to the next, especially at the dawn of the 20th century.
Composed within the last decade of the 19th century, “Cavalleria Rusticana” (1890 Rome, Teatro Costanzi), “Pagliacci” (1892 Milan, Teatro Dal Verme), “Tosca” (1900 Rome, Teatro Costanzi), were all influenced by the new sensitivities spreading through Europe and embodying the desire to focus on reality, for what it is and how it reveals itself in its rawest, crudest aspects, as to create a most truthful portrayal.
Cristina Mazzavillani Muti is responsible for the inspiration and concept of the project. Leading her already traditional and well-appreciated team, she will also sign the direction, stage concept, and layout of the whole plan. On the podium of all three titles Vladimir Ovodok, one of the first students at Riccardo Muti’s Italian Opera Academy, will conduct the Orchestra Giovanile Luigi Cherubini and the Choir of the Teatro Municipale di Piacenza, led by Corrado Casati.
Friday 17 november, 08.30 pm
Tuesday 21 november , 08.30 pm
Friday 24 november, 08.30 pm
opera in one act
libretto by Giovanni Targioni-Tozzetti and Guido Menasci
adapted from a play and a short story by Giovanni Verga
music by Pietro Mascagni
Saturday 18 november, 08.30 pm
Wednesday 22 november, 08.30 pm
Saturday 25 november, 08.30 pm
dramma in one prologue and two acts
music and libretto by Ruggero Leoncavallo
Sunday 19 november, 03.30 pm
Thursday 23 november, 08.30 pm
Sunday 26 november, 03.30 pm
opera in three acts
libretto by Luigi Illica and Giuseppe Giacosa
based on the dramatic play La Tosca by Victorien Sardou
music by Giacomo Puccini
Ravenna Incoming offers holiday packages combined with any Ravenna Festival performance (availability checked in real time, ticket price not included). Two options are available: Easy and Charme, depending on hotel category (3 or 4 stars). Prices per person: Easy from € 125 and Charme from € 165.
Each holiday package (minimum 2 persons) includes: 2 nights accommodation (B&B in double room, additional nights on request), 1 lunch or dinner (drinks included) and entrance ticket to Unesco monuments in the historical centre of Ravenna.
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