“Black el payaso / I pagliacci”, dual performance in Madrid

Teatro de la Zarzuela

PRESENTS:

Black el payaso / I pagliacci

Black el payaso / I pagliacci

[Dual program]

Approximate duration:

Black el payaso
Operetta in a prologue and three acts by Francisco Serrano Anguita
Music by PABLO SOROZÁBAL
Worldpremiered at Teatro Coliseum, Barcelona, on April 21, 1942

I pagliacci
Drama in a prologue and two acts by Ruggero Leoncavallo
Music by RUGGERO LEONCAVALLO
Worldpremiered at Teatro dal Verme, Milán, on May 21, 1892

New production of Teatro de la Zarzuela in Madrid

Synopsis

In Black El Payaso, the action takes place in Paris and later moved to the imaginary country of Orsonia. Black and White are two clowns working in the French capital. One day the princess Sophie goes to the theater and hears Black singing and suspects that heis her fiance Daniel, the Grand Duke, of whom nothing has been heard. Black, driven by love, is immersed in deceit and lies …

The action of I Pagliacci is in the small village of Montalto (Italy) in the late nineteenth century. Villagers welcome a traveling theater troupe whose leader, Canio, announces the function for the same night. Jealous of his wife Nedda, Canio suspected infidelities. A true story of adultery with a very similar to the situation of the work they have to represent …

Dates & Times

April 4, 6, 9, 11, 13, 16, 19, 20, 23, 24, 26 and 27, 2014
8 PM (Sundays, at 6 PM)

Audience days
April 16 and 23
Subscription performances
April 4, 6, 9, 11, 19, 24 and 26

Artistic Team

Music director:
Donato Renzetti
Stage director:
Ignacio García
Sets:
Miguel Ángel Coso and Juan Sanz
Costumes:
Pepe Corzo
Lights:
Francisco Ariza
Black el payaso (cast)
LA PRINCESA SOFÍA DE SUREVIA: María José Moreno (April 4, 6, 9, 11, 19, 24 and 26), María Rey-Joly (April 13, 16, 20, 23 and 27); CATALINA FEODOROVNA: Nuria García; LA CONDESA DE SARATOV: Trinidad Iglesias; BLACK: Juan Jesús Rodríguez (April 4, 6, 9, 11, 19, 24 and 26), Fabián Veloz (April 13, 16, 20, 23 and 27); WHITE: Rubén Amoretti; CARLOS DUPONT: Javier Galán; GREGORIO ZINENKO: Miguel Palenzuela; HENRY MARAT: José Manuel Montero; EL BARÓN DE ORSAVA: Miguel Sola; BAYDAROV: Jorge Merino; EL DIRECTOR DE ESCENA: Emilio Gavira
I pagliacci (cast)
NEDDA: María José Moreno (April 4, 6, 9, 11, 19, 24 and 26), María Rey-Joly (April 13, 16, 20, 23 and 27); CANIO: Jorge de León (April 4, 6, 9, 11, 19, 24 and 26), Albert Montserrat (April 13, 16, 20, 23 and 27); TONIO: Juan Jesús Rodríguez (April 4, 6, 9, 11, 19, 24 and 26), Fabián Veloz (April 13, 16, 20, 23 and 27); BEPPE: Miguel Borrallo; SILVIO: David Menéndez / Carlos Bergasa
Orquesta de la Comunidad de Madrid
Resident orchestra of Teatro de La Zarzuela
Coro del Teatro de La Zarzuela
Director:
Antonio Fauró

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