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La Cenerentola (Cinderella)

La Cenerentola (Cinderella)

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Date(s) - 27/04/2019 - 11/05/2019
All Day

Vancouver Playhouse


In Rossini’s masterpiece, La Cenerentola (Cinderella), the evil stepmother trades places with a malevolent stepfather, the fairy godmother is a philosopher, and the legendary glass slipper is replaced with a bracelet. Nonetheless, the essence of the fairy-tale remains: a magical journey from rags to riches. The opera will be presented in the more intimate Vancouver Playhouse. Led by Maestro Leslie Dala, the orchestra will perform the re-orchestration of Rossini’s score. A refreshingly youthful cast will be directed by Jessie Richardson Award winner Rachel Peake who directed Mozart’s The Marriage of Figaro for Vancouver Opera in 2017. Vancouver native Simone McIntosh, praised for her beautiful, gleaming high mezzo-soprano voice, sings the title role of Cinderella. This popular opera hasn’t been seen at Vancouver Opera since 1981!

For performance times and tickets visit La Cenerentola (Cinderella).

The performance will last approximately 2 hours and 36 minutes, including 1 intermission.
Sung in Italian with English SURTITLES™


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