Il viaggio a Reims

  • Copyright Vlaamse Opera / Annemie Augustijns
  • Copyright Vlaamse Opera / Annemie Augustijns
  • Copyright Vlaamse Opera / Annemie Augustijns
  • Copyright Vlaamse Opera / Annemie Augustijns
  • Copyright Vlaamse Opera / Annemie Augustijns
  • Copyright Vlaamse Opera / Annemie Augustijns

Intro

Il viaggio a Reims

Gioachino Rossini (1792 - 1868)

From 18/12/2011 in Antwerp - from 11/01/2012 in Ghent

  • Alberto Zedda
  • Ryuichiro Sonoda
  • Mariame Clément
  • Elena Tsallagova
  • José Manuel Zapata
  • Robert McPherson
  • Musical direction: Alberto Zedda / Ryuichiro Sonoda
  • Director: Mariame Clément
  • Contessa di Folleville: Elena Tsallagova
  • Cavalier Belfiore: José Manuel Zapata / Robert McPherson
  • Don Alvaro: Riccardo Novaro / Andrè Schuen
  • Conte di Libenskof: Sergey Romanovsky / Alexey Kudrya

European party

 A group of aristocratic tourists travels from all corners of Europe to Reims. They are on their way to Charles X's coronation. However, they are stranded in the ‘Giglio d’oro’ spa in Plombières and decide to improvise their own coronation party. This is the prelude to Rossini's dramma giocoso. A hilarious performance, full of musical jokes and double entendres, one of the highlights being a parody on European folk songs. The young director is Mariame Clément, who has moved the setting of the spa to an airplane.

Production of the Ópera de Oviedo.

Read the full synopsis as pdf

Practical

Language: Italian. Surtitles: Dutch.

Tickets from € 10.00 to € 95.00

Team

Il viaggio a Reims bears witness to Rossini's musical talent and ingenuity: it is one of his best operas. It is hard to imagine anyone better than conductor and Rossini specialist Alberto Zedda for this exuberant opera. Last season he won everyone over with Semiramide. He will work with a cast of ten exquisite Rossini performers. The young and successful Mariame Clément is directing. Her direction of Il viaggio a Reims already caught the attention of the opera theatres of Bern, Oviedo and Tel Aviv, as will be the case in Flanders Opera.

Media

Video

Il viaggio a Reims / ATV-spot

Music

Fragment: 'Medaglie incomparabili' / Chamber Orchestra of Europe (Universal Classics)
Fragment: 'Milord, in tuon maggiore...' / Chamber Orchestra of Europe (Universal Classics)
Fragment: 'Ora, secondo gli usi' / Chamber Orchestra of Europe (Universal Classics)

Photos


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