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opera NEW: Verdi's Simon Boccanegra Andreas Homoki (stage director), Fabio Luisi (conductor) — With Christian Gerhaher (Simon Boccanegra), Jennifer Rowley (Amelia Grimaldi), Christof Fischesser (Jacopo Fiesco)...

Andreas Homoki (stage director), Fabio Luisi (conductor) — With Christian Gerhaher (Simon Boccanegra), Jennifer Rowley (Amelia Grimaldi), Christof Fischesser (Jacopo Fiesco)...

NEW: Verdi's Simon Boccanegra Andreas Homoki (stage director), Fabio Luisi (conductor) — With Christian Gerhaher (Simon Boccanegra), Jennifer Rowley (Amelia Grimaldi), Christof Fischesser (Jacopo Fiesco)...

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Genoa, 14th century: the privateer and plebeian Simon Boccanegra is swept into power by a rallying crowd, stirred into a frenzy by his supporters Pietro and Paolo Albiani. He hopes that, in acceding to the title of doge, he will be able to sway his adversary, the aristocrat Jacopo Fiesco, into letting him marry Fiesco's daughter Maria. Fiesco accepts, conveniently neglecting to tell Boccanegra that Maria has just died, under the condition that Simon let him have the granddaughter born in secret to Simon and Maria—but she has gone missing…

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Cast

  • Andreas Homoki | Stage director
  • Christian Schmidt | Costume designer, Stage design
  • Florian Schaaf | Assistant stage designer
  • Sebastian Helmiger | Assistant costume designer
  • Franck Evin | Lighting
  • Fabio Dietsche | Dramaturgy
  • Christian Gerhaher | Simon Boccanegra
  • Jennifer Rowley | Amelia Grimaldi
  • Christof Fischesser | Jacopo Fiesco
  • Otar Jorjikia | Gabriele Adorno
  • Nicholas Brownlee | Paolo Albiani
  • Brent Michael Smith | Pietro
  • Zurich Opera Chorus
  • Janko Kastelic | Chorus Master
  • Zurich Opera House Orchestra
  • Fabio Luisi | Conductor

Program

  • Giuseppe Verdi, Simon Boccanegra
    • Prologue
    • Prologue: Che dicesti?
    • Prologue: L'altra magion vedete?
    • Prologue: A te l'estremo addio
    • Prologue: Suona ogni labbro il mio nome
    • Prologue: Oh de' Fieschi implacata, orrida razza!
    • I: Prelude
    • I: Come in quest'ora bruna
    • I: Cielo di stelle orbato
    • I: Propizio ei giunge!
    • I: Paolo
    • I: Che rispose?
    • I: Meseri, il re di Tartaria
    • I: Piebe! Patrizi!
    • I: Ecco la spada
    • Act II
    • II: Quei due, vedesti?
    • II: Prigioniero in qual loco m'adduci?
    • II: Udisti?
    • II: Tu qui?
    • II: Figlia!
    • II: Oh! Amelia... ami... un nemico...
    • II: All'armi, all'armi, o Liguri
    • Act III
    • III: Evviva il Doge!
    • III: M'ardon le tempia
    • III: Piango, perché mi parla
    • III: Chi veggo?
    • III: Gran Dio, li benedici

Details

  • Directed by:
    • Michael Beyer
  • Venue: Zürich Opera House (Zurich, Switzerland)
  • Production date: 2021
  • Duration: 2 h 22 min
  • Production: Accentus Music
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