La Cenerentola, ossia La bontà in trionfo (Cinderella, or Goodness Triumphant) is an operatic dramma giocoso in two acts by Gioachino Rossini. The libretto. SAN FRANCISCO OPERA Education Materials Rossini’s CINDERELLA Read online or of libretto for Rossiniʼs opera, La Cenerentola. Gioachino Rossini. La Cenerentola. Libretto by Libretto by Jacopo Ferretti, based on the story Cendrillon by Charles Perrault. World premiere: Rome, Teatro.

Author: Mer Nagul
Country: Germany
Language: English (Spanish)
Genre: Career
Published (Last): 11 July 2006
Pages: 45
PDF File Size: 12.40 Mb
ePub File Size: 1.34 Mb
ISBN: 441-1-50787-952-3
Downloads: 23412
Price: Free* [*Free Regsitration Required]
Uploader: Kazidal

Dandini tries to stall, but is forced to admit that he’s actually the valet, and not the prince at all Duet: Prince Ramiro is immediately smitten with her.

Angelina aka La Cenerentola is mistreated by her two sisters, Clorinda and Tisbe – as their father, Don Magnifico, looks on in approbation. Everyone is familiar with the story of Cinderella, immortalised by Charles Perrault and the brothers Grimm.

The Barber of Seville William Tell. Alidoro then arrives with a beautiful, unknown lady who strangely resembles Cenerentola. The poet had serious doubts about the success of this opera; Rossini, on the other hand, predicted that it would conquer Italy in a year and spread to France and England in another: This page was last edited on 15 Decemberat La Cenerentolawhich he completed in a period cenegentola three weeks, is considered to have some of his finest writing for solo voice and ensembles.

Since her father has forbidden her to go to the ball, Alidoro promises to take her. Of his three daughters, Clorinda, Tisbe and Angelina La Cenerentolawhich one is the most rrossini and kind? cenerentila


La Cenerentola – Wikipedia

When Clorinda and Tisbe arrive, Dandini gives them a little test: Ramiro and Cenerentola eossini married, and celebrate their wedding at the palace. Some courtiers arrive to announce that Prince Ramiro will soon be visiting, looking for the most beautiful girl in the land to invite her to his ball.

There are very few references to magic.

Act 1 Librdtto aka La Cenerentola is mistreated by her two sisters, Clorinda and Tisbe – as their father, Don Magnifico, looks on in approbation. Finally, the “prince” arrives — the real valet, Dandini, who has taken his master’s place – and Magnifico, Clorinda, and Tisbe fall over themselves to flatter him. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. The opera is now considered a staple of the standard repertoire.

Ferretti proposed more than two dozen subjects without success. Throughout most of the 19th century, its popularity rivalled that of Barberbut as the coloratura contraltofor which the leading role was originally written, became rare, it fell slowly out of the repertoire. This drama giocoso, whose full title is Cinderella or Goodness Triumphantfocuses on the adventures of Angelina, a frail and brilliant heroin fenerentola whom Rossini has reserved his most tender melodies, deliciously interwoven with those of Prince Ramiro.

A Twist in Time Magnifico frets over the competition his daughters now face from the strange lady “Sia qualunque delle figlie”but Cenerentola isn’t interested in the “prince,” saying she’s fallen in love with his servant. Ferretti worked through the night and had the first parts of the work ready as promised in the morning.

Decca Grand Opera series Cat: Rrossini he really cares for her, she says, he will find her.


Community All comments Contributor list Columnist list. When he asks for her hand, Angelina replies he must first discover who she is, and gives him one of a pair of matching bracelets so that he can find her. At this, Rossini roused himself sufficiently to challenge Ferretti on whether he dared write a libretto for the tale; Ferretti retorted with a dare for Rossini to clothe it in rossibi.

La Cenerentola

Nonetheless, the collaboration between composer and librettist got no easier, and Ferretti wrote only one more libretto for Rossini, the Matilde di Shabranin Dramma giocoso by Gioachino Rossini. Rossini composed La Cenerentola when he was 25 years old, following the success of The Barber of Seville the year before. The Barber of Seville film.

Yet this is not quite the story of La Cenerentola, even though Jacopo Ferretti was inspired by it when he wrote the libretto. The genesis of this work – whose literary and musical aspects were both created with surprising speed — deserves to be told, according to the account given by librettist Jacopo Ferretti.

However, when he began to suggest topics for the new work, one after another was rejected: For his plan to work, Dandini, the Prince’s valet, poses as his master, promising all sorts of things to Don Magnifico, who rejoices!