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Opera in Cinema: L'Italiana in Algeri from Teatro Comunale di Bolgona

Rating:No Rating
Genre:Program, Musical
Release Date:October 14, 2012
Running time:150 minutes
Cast:Michele Pertusi, Anna Maria Serra, Giuseppina Bridelli, Alessandro Busi, Marianna Pizzolato
Director:Francesco Esposito, Paolo Olmi
Writer:Giacomo Rossini, Angelo Anelli
Distributor:Emerging Pictures

Description: Giacomo Rossini wrote L'Italiana in Algeri in only 18 days when he was 21 years old - and now, almost 200 years later, audiences still thrill at both the manic energy and elegant melodies that make it a masterpiece. This light-hearted production from the Teatro Comunale di Bologona stars Anna Maria Sarra as the broken-hearted Elvira, Michele Pertusi as the lecherous MustafĂ , Edgardo Rocha as the devoted Lindoro, and Marianna Pizzolato as the smart and resourceful Italian girl of the title.

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