La Gioconda at Grange Park Opera

La Gioconda

AMILCARE PONCHIELLI

4 JUNE - 12 JULY 2020

Synopsis

Rarely-performed verismo (‘realism’) blockbuster La Gioconda was triumphant when first performed at La Scala, Milan – the model for the Theatre in the Woods – in 1876.

Set in Venice during Carnival, singer Gioconda has the misfortune to have caught the eye of Barnaba, a spy for the Inquisition. Alas, she is in love with Enzo …

With the Orchestra of English National Opera

English National Opera

Sung in Italian with English surtitles

 

Cast

Gioconda: Amanda Echalaz
Enzo: Joseph Calleja
Laura: Ruxandra Donose
Barnaba: David Stout
Alvise: Clive Bayley
La Cieca: Elisabetta Fiorillo

 

 

 

Creatives

Conductor: Gianluca Marciano
Director: Stephen Medcalf
Designer: Francis O’Connor

Dates:

Thursday 4 June 2020
Saturday 13 June 2020
Sunday 21 June 2020
Tuesday 23 June 2020
Saturday 27 June 2020
Wednesday 1 July 2020
Thursday 9 July 2020
Sunday 12 July 2020