RNS & Nevill Holt Opera: La Cenerentola (Cinderella)
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Sage One is transformed into an opera house as Royal Northern Sinfonia and Nevill Holt Opera present a fully-staged production of La Cenerentola (Cinderella) by Gioachino Rossini (The Barber of Seville).
In this comic yet heartfelt version of the famous fairytale, Angelina is forced to serve as a maid to her stepfather Don Magnifico and stepsisters Clorinda and Tisbe until everything changes when prince Don Ramiro arrives in search of a wife. There’s not a pumpkin or glass slipper in sight, and the fairy godmother is replaced by wise philosopher Alidoro, but this witty, lyrical opera is still full of magic and sparkle as kindness triumphs and the lovers find their happy ever after.
ℹ Useful Information
Running time: approximately 3 hours, including a 30 minute interval.
Sung in Italian with English subtitles.
Children under 14 must be accompanied by an adult.
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Cast & Creative
Angelina Grace Durham
Don Ramiro Aaron Godfrey-Mayes
Dandini Malachy Frame
Don Magnifico Grant Doyle
Alidoro Trevor Eliot Bowes
Clorinda Lorena Paz Nieto
Tisbe Nancy Holt
Chorus of Nevill Holt Opera Associate and Emerging Artists
Conductor Dionysis Grammenos
Director Owen Horsley
Designer Simon Wells
Lighting Designer Kevin Treacy
Movement Director Daniel Hay-Gordon
Head of Music Ashley Beauchamp
Orchestra Royal Northern Sinfonia