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Richard III
Giorgio Battistelli
from Fri 29.06.2018 to Sat 07.07.2018
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Presented for the first time in January 2005 at the Vlaamse Opera in Antwerp with Robert Carsen’s ingenious and glittering production, Riccardo III is a caustic score, with a libretto by Ian Burton based on Shakespeare’s tragedy. The sovereign’s murderous madness dominates the narration in which, following what is a tragically topical path, crimes come in rapid succession without respite, creating a work of uncontrollable violence. A portrait of the last king in the Plantagenet line that, without dwelling on historical facts, wants to create a link with our world today.

Tuesday 3 July, 2018, at 7pm broadcast live on World Concert Hall

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LA FENICE OPERA HOUSE

 

Conductor Tito Ceccherini
Director Robert Carsen
Assistant director Frans Willem de Haas
Sets & Costumes Radu & Miruna Boruzescu
Light designer 
Robert Carsen e Peter Van Praet
Dramaturg Ian Burton

Sound designer Davide Tiso

CAST

 

Richard III  Gidon Saks

Duchess of York Sara Fulgoni

Clarence e Tyrrel Christopher Lemmings

Lady Anne Annalena Persson

Queen Elisabeth Christina Daletska

Buckingham Urban Malmberg

Richmond Paolo Antognetti

Edward IV Philip Sheffield

Clarence/Tyrrel Christopher Lemmings

Hastings Simon Schnorr

Lovell Zachary Altman

Catesby/Rivers Till von Orlowsky

Ratcliffe/Brackenburry Szymon Chojnacki

1st Murderer/Archibishop Matteo Ferrara

II Murderer/Mayor Francesco Milanese

Prince Edward Jonathan De Ceuster

 

La Fenice Choir & Orchestra

Chorus master ⎮ Claudio Marino Moretti

Kolbe Children’s Choir
Chorus master ⎮ Alessandro Toffolo

 

Opera Vlaanderen, Antwerp/Gent

original production

World Italian premiere

La Fenice production

running time : 2h35′

Act I: 1h15′

intermission : 0h25′

Act II: 0h55

english surtitles

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