Costanzi Theater. Piazza Beniamino Gigli, 1. Information: Tel. 064817003.
Performances scheduled this month:
- 2, 3, 4, 7 and 8 January at 8 p.m., 2 and 4 January at 3 p.m., 5 January at 4.30 p.m.: “Swan’s Lake“. Music Pëtr Il’ič Čajkovskij. Ballet in a prologue and four acts. Duration: approximately 2h 30 with 1 interval. Conductor Nir Kabaretti and Carlo Donadio (7, 8 January). Choreography by Benjamin Pech. Orchestra and Corps de Ballet of the Teatro dell’Opera di Rome. Staging by Teatro dell’Opera di Rome.
- 23 and 28 January 8 p.m., 26 January at 4.30 p.m.: “I Capuleti e i Montecchi“. Music by Vincenzo Bellini. Lyric tragedy in two acts. Libretto by Felice Romani. First absolute performance, Teatro La Fenice in Venice, 11 March 1830. Conductor Daniele Gatti. Direction, scenes, costumes, lights by Denis Krief. Orchestra and Choir of Teatro dell’Opera di Roma. New setup with Italian and English surtitles.
- 30 January at 8 p.m., 31 January at 3 p.m. and 8 p.m.: “Serata Jerome Robbins“. Conductor Carlo Donadio. Choreographies by Jerome Robbins. GLASS PIECES Music Philip Glass, IN THE NIGHT Music Frédéric Chopin, THE CONCERT Music Frédéric Chopin. Orchestra and Corps de Ballet of the Teatro dell’Opera di Roma. Staging by Teatro dell’Opera di Roma.
- 20 January at 8 p.m. at the Teatro Costanzi: Opera lesson on “I Capuleti e i Montecchi”. Entrusted to Giovanni Bietti, one of the most appreciated Italian critics, a well-known speaker (he is one of the conductors of the Lezioni di Musica on Rai-RadioTre), the Opera Lessons examine the pieces scheduled in the programme of the Teatro dell’Opera: of every single work illustrates the context and the musical and dramatic contents so as to allow anyone, from the enthusiast to the neophyte, to enjoy the performance appreciating every nuance.