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Viva la Mamma! at Opéra de Lyon - new production

Author: Telmondis Distribution

Dramma giocoso in two acts by Gaetano Donizetti. New production by Laurent Pelly, under the direction of conductor Lorenzo Viotti.

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    Viva la Mamma! © Opéra de Lyon

New production. Coproduction with Grand Théâtre de Genève, Teatro Regio de Turin, Liceu de Barcelona.

Donizetti's comic opera about opera, 'Viva La Mamma!', in a production by Laurent Pelly and under the direction of conductor Lorenzo Viotti. During a rehearsal, a capricious soprano and an inadequate tenor are interrupted by Mamma Agata, bursting in to demand a better role for her daughter, Luigia. A fight takes place, but a bad news is soon to be learned: the Musico has fled! It is Mamma Agata that will offer to take over the castrato's role... With a succession of catastrophic and comical situations, Donizetti describes, with an inch of irony and lots of tenderness, life behind-the-scenes of the opera.

The performance will be broadcast on Saturday July 8th at 9.30pm on Culturebox and on big screens in 14 cities of the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region.

Original title Viva la Mamma!
Genre Opera
Recording location Opéra de Lyon
Recording date July 6th and 8th 2017
Production year 2017
Duration 120'
Video format HD
Production Company Telmondis
Co-Production Company Opéra de Lyon, France Télévisions
Producer Antoine Perset
Producer Denis Morlière
Director Vincent Massip
Distribution TV Telmondis Distribution
Composer Gaetano Donizetti
Orchestra / Band Orchestra of Opéra de Lyon
Conductor Lorenzo Viotti
Choir Chorus of Opéra de Lyon
Stage Director Laurent Pelly
Libretto Domenico Gilardoni
Soloist Patrizia Ciofi
Soloist Charles Rice
Soloist Clara Meloni
Soloist Laurent Naouri

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