Medea

Teatro Regio, Sunday 5 October 2008 - Wednesday 22 October 2008

Sponsored by Gruppo Fondiaria Sai

Playbill

Tragedy in three acts
Libretto by François-Benoît Hoffmann
Based on the Greek tragedy by Euripide of the same name
Version in Italian by Carlo Zangarini

Music by Luigi Cherubini

First performance in Torino

 

Characters

Cast

Medea, wife of Jason soprano

Anna Caterina Antonacci
Chiara Taigi (11, 14, 17, 21)

Jason, leader
of the Argonauts tenor

Giuseppe Filianoti
Andrea Carè (11, 14, 17, 21)

Glauce, daughter
of Creon soprano

Cinzia Forte
Daria Masiero (11, 14, 17, 21)

Neris, servant of Medea contralto

Sara Mingardo
Annunziata Vestri (11, 14, 17, 21)

Creon, King of Corinth bass

Giovanni Battista Parodi (5, 9, 11, 12, 15, 19, 22)
Carlos Alberto Esquivel (14, 17, 21)

Captain of the King’s guard bass

Diego Matamoros

First maidservant soprano

Erika Grimaldi

Second maidservant mezzosoprano Luisa Francesconi
   
Conductor

Evelino Pidò

Stage direction, sets and costumes

Hugo de Ana

Lighting Pascal Merat
Assistants for the direction Caterina Panti Liberovici
Assistant for the sets Juan Guillermo Nova
Chorus master

Roberto Gabbiani

Orchestra and Chorus of the Teatro Regio
New staging

Gruppo Fondiaria Sai

Calendar

  1. Sunday 5 October 2008 - 19.00 - Series A
  2. Thursday 9 October 2008 - 20.00 - Series B
  3. Saturday 11 October 2008 - 20.00 - Region Series 1
  4. Sunday 12 October 2008 - 15.00 - Series C
  5. Tuesday 14 October 2008 - 20.00 - Family Series
  6. Wednesday 15 October 2008 - 20.00 - Series D
  7. Friday 17 October 2008 - 20.00 - Company Series
  8. Sunday 19 October 2008 - 15.00 - Series F
  9. Tuesday 21 October 2008 - 15.00 - Matinee Series 1
  10. Wednesday 22 October 2008 - 20.00 - Non-subscription performance