Don't Miss Rossini's Rollicking Take on Cinderella
Featuring mainstage classics Il Trovatore, Don Giovanni, and La Cenerentola, as well as groundbreaking new prestnations, the Los Angeles Opera's 2020/21 season invites audiences into the enchanting world of opera once more. The season cavorts on with Rossini's rollicking bel canto opera La Cenerentola, Stefan Herheim's fairytale production featuring conductor Roberto Abbado, Serena Malfi and Levy Sekgapane as the wonderful lovers!
What is the story?
Cinderella is transported to Italy in the celebrated tragicomedy. Written in 1817, a year after the resounding success of The Barber Of Seville, the story follows the classic plot, interjected with stylized humor and buffoonery. Cinderella's step-mother is replaced by bumbling step-father Don Magnifico, who turns a blind eye to the torturous machinations of her cruel stepsisters Clorinda and Tisbe. Yet her happy ever after awaits in the form of a handsome prince...