National Theatre celebrates its birthday with comic opera Gianni Schicchi

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In celebration of its 148th anniversary, the National Theatre in Belgrade will stage tomorrow (22nd November) a premiere of Giacomo Puccini’s comic opera ‘Gianni Schicchi’ with the guest conductor from Italy, Giuseppe Acquaviva. The opera will be directed by Ana Grigorovic.

Sofija Pizurica will play Lauretta, the daughter of Gianni Schicchi, Nenad Cica will play Rinuccio, Zita, Rinuccio’s aunt, will be played by Dubravka Filipovic, Slobodan Zivkovic is Gherardo, Nevena Matic is Nella, Gherardo’s wife while Stevan Karanac will be playing the role of his son, Nikola Mikic will play Betto, and Mihailo Sljivic will take on the role of Simone. His son, Marco will be played by Pavle Zarkov while Ljubica Vranjes will play his wife, La Ciesca.

Along with ‘Sister Angelica’ (Suor Angelica) and ‘The Cloak’ (Il Tabarro), ‘Gianni Schicchi’ is a third one-act opera in Puccini’s famous collection called ‘The Tryptich’ (Il Trittico).

‘Gianni Schicchi’ will be staged again on 26th November, along with Pietro Mascagni’s ‘Cavalleria Rusticana’.

(Tanjug, 21.11.2016)

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