TEATRO COSTANZI. Piazza Beniamino Gigli, 1. Information: Tel. 064817003.
This month’s plays:
- 3, 7, 8, 9 May at 8 p.m., 4 May at 6 p.m. and 5 May at 4.30 p.m. at the Costanzi Theater: “Snow White”. Music by Gustav Mahler. Ballet in one act inspired by the homonymous tale of the Brothers Grimm. Choreography by Angelin Preljocaj. Teatro dell’Opera di Roma Étoile, Principal Dancers, Soloists and Corps de Ballet.
- 23, 28, 30 May at 8 p.m., 26 May at 4.30 p.m., 1 June at 6 p.m. at the Costanzi Theater: “L’angelo di fuoco”. Music by Sergej Prokof’ev Opera in five acts and seven scenes. Libretto by the composer from a novel by Valerij Brjusov. First performance Paris, Théâtre des Champs-Elysées, 14 June 1928. Conductor Alejo Pérez. Director Emma Dante. Choir Master Roberto Gabbiani. Teatro dell’Opera di Roma Orchestra and Chorus. New production in original language with Italian and English surtitles.
- 20 May at 8 p.m at the Teatro Costanzi: Opera lesson on “L’angelo di fuoco” . Entrusted to Giovanni Bietti, one of the most appreciated Italian promoters, a well-known radio voice (he is one of the conductors of “Lezioni di Musica” on radio channel Rai-RadioTre), the Opera Lessons will examine the pieces scheduled in the program of the Teatro dell’Opera: of every single work has been illustrated the context and the music and dramatic content so as to allow anyone, from the fan to the newbee, to enjoy the performance while appreciating every nuance of it.