Zaidefrom 20 Nov 2020 to 20 Nov 2020
Live StreamingTheatre Cinema Music
Zaide of Mozart/Calvino live streaming from Como Social Theatre/AsLiCo.
The initiatives of the theatres of OperaLombardia continue: don't miss the special preview of Zaide on November 20th! Zaide of Mozart/Calvino, co-production Teatro dell'Opera di Roma and theatres of OperaLombardia will be live livestreaming from the Teatro Sociale di Como on Friday, November 20, 2020, at 17.00 pm on:
New Text by Italo Calvino
Words by Johann Andreas Schachtner
Director Graham Vick
Set and costume designer Italo Grassi
Lighting designer Giuseppe Di Iorio
Sung in German language with Italian subtitles
Unfinished ′Zaide′ singspiel on music by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, inspired by Zaira, five-act tragedy of Voltaire, is on stage for the first time at Teatro Sociale di Como, with a new setup directed by Graham Vick. The story is set at the court of Sultan Suleiman, where Zaide meets Gomatz, a Christian who fell into the hands of the Turks and Allazim, faithful servant of Suleiman. Mozart's finale mystery is still unsolved. The score manuscript was delivered posthumously in 1799 by wife Costanza to publisher Johann Anton André, but it had to wait for 1866 to see the first stage at Opernhaus in Frankfurt.