Vancouver Opera– La Cenerentola

    When:
    May 8, 2019 @ 7:30 pm – 10:30 pm America/Toronto Timezone
    2019-05-08T19:30:00-04:00
    2019-05-08T22:30:00-04:00
    Where:
    Vancouver Playhouse
    600 Hamilton St, Vancouver, BC V6B 2P1
    Canada

    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!

    Sung in Italian with English SURTITLES™

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