Rossini was only 21 when he composed this exquisite opera full of energy and rhythm, at a time when the exotic flavours of the East were very much in vogue. It is also a quite daring approach to women’s role in society, giving the female main part a strong and shrewd personality asserting her power on men.
Celebrated conductor Jean-Claude Malgoire will direct his famous orchestra La Grande Ecurie et la Chambre du Roy, in a production staged by opera specialist Christian Schiaretti. The score demands exceptional vocal prowess, together with a definite acting capacity. One of the composer’s most notable successes.
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📅 June 8th and 10th, 2016
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