La Gioconda at Grange Park Opera

La Gioconda

Dates to be announced

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

Creatives

Conductor: Gianluca Marciano
Director: Stephen Medcalf