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Places

Strasbourg

Opéra

Mulhouse

La Filature
Dates
Mar 17Apr 07, 2019
Prices
6 - 90 €
Duration
1h30
Age limit
From 14 years
Info

French creation

Cast

Musical Director Marko Letonja Stage Director Mariano Pensotti Stage set and costumes Mariana Tirantte Lighting Alejandro Le Roux Chœurs de l'Opéra national du Rhin, Orchestre philharmonique de Strasbourg

Artists

Beatrix Cenci Leticia de Altamirano Lucrecia Cenci Ezgi Kutlu Bernardo Cenci Josy Santos Count Francesco Cenci Gezim Myshketa Orsino Xavier Moreno Giacomo Cenci Igor Mostovoi Andrea Dionysos Idis Marzio Pierre Siegwalt Olimpio Thomas Coux

Presentation

Since the early 17th century, the tragedy of the young Roman noblewoman Beatrice Cenci has been inspiring writers, painters, and even photographers. Driven to patricide by an incestuous, almighty father and executed by the Holy See, her portrait, which is attributed to Guido Reni and exhibited at the Palazzo Barberini, transported this martyr’s aura to Shelley, Stendhal, Melville, and Cameron. In the early 1930s, Antonin Artaud became obsessed with creating "Les Cenci" as a forceful example of his Theater of Cruelty. Argentinian composer Alberto Ginastera (1916-1983) adapted it for his third opera, which premiered in Washington in 1971. The extraordinary title role immediately ranked among the most moving characters in modern opera. For the Arsmondo Argentina festival, Mariano Pensotti, stage director from Buenos Aires and creative pioneer of the young South American generation, is making his debut in opera. Marko Letonja is conducting the Orchestre philharmonique de Strasbourg for this French premiere.

Prologue

Introduction of 30 min 1 hour before each performance

Meetings

Meeting dedicated to Mariano Pensotti and theater in Argentina, in the presence of the stage director STRASBOURG, Opéra, Salle Bastide,
Saturday, 16 March, 3.00 pm

Meeting with Marko Letonja and Mariano Pensotti
STRASBOURG. Librairie Kléber,
Saturday, 16 March, 6.00 pm

Meeting with philosopher Evelyne Grossman, dedicated to Antonin Artaud and his play “Les Cenci” STRASBOURG, Librairie Kléber,
Monday, 25 March, 6.00 pm

In Spanish
Overtitled in French, German

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