La Cenerentola, ossia La bontà in trionfo (Cinderella, or Goodness Triumphant) is an operatic dramma giocoso in two acts by Gioachino Rossini. The libretto. SAN FRANCISCO OPERA Education Materials Rossini’s CINDERELLA Read online or of libretto for Rossiniʼs opera, La Cenerentola. Gioachino Rossini. La Cenerentola. Libretto by Libretto by Jacopo Ferretti, based on the story Cendrillon by Charles Perrault. World premiere: Rome, Teatro.

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When Ramiro threatens Cenerentola’s recalcitrant family, she asks him to forgive them. This callousness isn’t lost on Ramiro. Meanwhile, Magnifico confronts the disguised Dandini, insisting that he choose one of his daughters to marry.

Prince Ramiro is immediately smitten with her. The cenerrntola is now considered a staple of the standard repertoire. He finished the libretto in twenty-two days of breakneck work, and Rossini completed the score in an equally hectic twenty-four days. In this variation of the fairy tale, the wicked stepmother is replaced by a stepfatherDon Magnifico.

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Cinderella is identified, not by a glass slipper, but by her bracelet. From the s onward, Rossini’s work enjoyed a renaissance, and a new generation of Rossini contraltos ensured that La Cenerentola would once again be heard around the world.

Angelina, known to her stepfather and stepsisters as “Cenerentola,” is forced to serve as the maid in her own home. Ferretti replied, “despite my tiredness, tomorrow morning!


Messa di Gloria Stabat materPetite messe solennelle Magnifico tries to win the favor of the new princess, but she asks only to be acknowledged, at last, as his daughter.

Rossini composed La Cenerentola when he was 25 years old, following the success of The Barber of Seville the year before. For an revival in Rome, Rossini wrote a bravura replacement, ” La, del ciel nell’arcano profondo “.

Cendrillon by Charles Perrault. Conservatorio Statale di Musica “Gioachino Rossini”. The lovers rowsini reunited and goodness triumphs. Filled with jealousy, Clorinda and Tisbe are struck by the resemblance of a mysterious unknown woman with their sister, who they do not recognise in her beautiful outfit.

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But when the lovely Angelina appears at the ball, totally transformed, Prince Ramiro only has eyes for her and asks for her hand. The facsimile edition of the autograph has a different aria for Alidoro, ” Fa’ silenzio, odo un rumore “; this seems to have been added by an anonymous hand for an production. Decca Grand Opera series Cat: Ramiro and Dandini enter the house — but they are no longer disguised as each other. At this, Rossini roused himself sufficiently to challenge Ferretti on whether he dared write a libretto for the tale; Ferretti retorted with a dare for Rossini to clothe it in music.

Dramma giocoso by Gioachino Rossini. Angelina aka La Cenerentola is mistreated by her two sisters, Clorinda and Tisbe – as their father, Don Magnifico, looks on in approbation.

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The two sisters are convinced that they will be selected, while they shout at Cenerentola, leaving their father to dream for them.


Cinderella complex Cinderella effect The Cinderella Movement.

Magnifico frets over the competition his daughters now face from the strange lady “Sia qualunque delle figlie”but Cenerentola isn’t interested in the “prince,” saying she’s fallen in love with his servant. Suddenly the voices sparkle, flow forth and mingle in arias and ensembles punctuated with clever puns censrentola witticisms: There is no fairy, pumpkin or glass slipper!

La Cenerentola

Alidoro, still in his rags, returns to inquire after a third daughter in the house; Magnifico claims she has died. The Barber of Seville William Tell. She reflects on the misfortune to which she was born and the sudden reversal of her fate, then forgives her family for all her past unhappiness, adding that her days of sitting sadly by the fire are over “Nacqui all’affanno The libretto was written by Jacopo Ferrettibased on the fairy tale Cendrillon by Charles Perrault.

Angelina is not allowed to go to the ball and sings about her sadness. Yet this is not quite the story of La Cenerentola, even though Jacopo Ferretti was inspired by it when he wrote the libretto.