La Serva Padrona" is an iconic Italian opera composed by Italian composer Giovanni Battista Pergolesi
The original Latin text has been set to music by numerous composers, including Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina, Giovanni Battista Pergolesi
, Gioachino Rossini, Karol Szymanowski, Giuseppe Verdi, Ferenc Liszt, Krzysztof Penderecki and others.
The Baroque Festival had started its activities with a performance by the Damascus Baroque Musicians ensemble that formed the basis of this musical project, and the second performance was titled "The Pains" and featured pieces by Bach, Pergolesi
, and Vivaldi with music by professors and graduates from the Higher Institute for Music and vocals by the Damascus Vocal Quartet, while the third performance featured works by Bach including flute, chamber orchestra, soprano cantata, and strings.
El notable compositor, violinista y organista Giovanni Battista Pergolesi
(1710-1736) fue uno de los mas singulares musicos del barroco italiano, cuyo ostensible talento se veria truncado por una muerte prematura.
The research group will collaborate with the Fondazione Pergolesi
Spontini in Jesi, Italy.
The grim expressionist production (updated to the mid 20th century) is from the Teatro Pergolesi
, a provincial Italian company, so neither singers, orchestra nor conductor Francesco Cilluffo are widely known.
JUNCTION CITY - Cascadia Concert Opera's last performance for 2015 will be "La Serva Padrona," an Italian comic opera by Giovanni Battista Pergolesi
- but sung in English.
A new production, as the festival catalogue informs its readers, the program combines "Stabat Mater" and "La Serva Padrona," works from opposite ends of the sacred-profane divide by the composer remembered as Giovanni Pergolesi
Quelques extraits de Carmen de Georges Bizet (1838-1875), Morgana Alcina de Georg Friedrich Haendel (1685-1759), La Perichole de Jacques Offenbach (1819-1880) et Stabat Mater de Giovanni Battista Pergolesi
(1710-1736), ont egalement ete entonnes avec brio.
To celebrate its 21 years of bringing audiences exciting and often neglected repertoire, Crickhowell Choral Society, together with Manahan Thomas and fellow soloist Catherine King, will give the first performances in Wales of works by Italian composers Pergolesi
and Marcello (on May 2 at St Edmund's Church, Crickhowell).
This production, directed by Henning Brockhaus, is by the Teatro Verdi Trieste in collaboration with the Fondazione Pergolesi
Spontini, Jesi and Fondazione Teatro Carlo Felice from Genoa, Italy.
He added: "Both Purcell and Pergolesi
died young, but left a legacy of spectacularly rich music, which the finest singers in the country will do great justice to.