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Il Re Cervo, Opera By Angelo Inglese, On Tour In Europe
May 23 @ 7:00 pm - May 24 @ 7:00 pm| €10.00 - €15.00
The European Tour of "Il Re Cervo" started on Sunday 14th May, in Galati, Romania. It is a work in three acts composed by the Italian musician Angelo Inglese. The show has been performed at The Nae Leonard Theatre.
The tour will continue in Avignon, France, with two other performances on the 23rd and 24th of May. The show will be performed at the Théatre des Carmes at 7pm.
Furthermore, the show will see the last two replicas at the end of the month at Legnano (Milan) on the 27th and 28th respectively.
The work is a tragicomic story from the popular folk tradition and is part of Carlo Gozzi's theatrical fairies, an antagonist of Carlo Goldoni.
Deramo, King of Serendipo, is looking for a bride and submits all the girls of the kingdom to a test. After several attempts, he finds Angela, daughter of Minister Pantalone.
The king decides to marry her, sparking the fury of Tartaglia, Prime Minister, in turn in love with Angela. During a hunt in which the whole court takes part, Tartaglia's ambition, wickedness and jealousy push him to assassinate the king. A magic reincarnates the spirit of the killed king in the body of a deer, while the spirit of Tartaglia takes possession of the body of King Deramo.
With the same magic, Deramo takes advantage of the death of an old man killed by Tartaglia to assume its appearance, abandoning the remains of the dead deer. Angela recognises in the old man that the real king Deramo has come to court and together they prepare for revenge.
Angela asks Tartaglia to check out the effects of a magic formula he claims to know, but Tartaglia wants at all costs to marry her. The old man (Deramo) intervenes to save her. Tartaglia tries to kill him, but with a magic King Deramo resumes his true looks, forcing Tartaglia to take over those of the old man. The room opens for magic and, in front of everyone, Tartaglia invokes forgiveness, and Deramo will finally marry Angela.
About the author
Angelo Inglese is composer and conductor, graduated from the "Niccoló Piccinni" Conservatory of Bari and at the Conservatoire Superiore de Musique de Paris. He composed music of various genres, from chamber music, symphony and opera.
He has won prestigious international awards, including the 1st Prize with a Requiem Mass at the Conservatoire Supérieur de Musique de Paris and the First Prize at the Bologna 2nd August Concert Competition, where he also received an official statement from Ennio Morricone for the best composition of the competition.
He has received commissions from several orchestral and concert institutions, including the Philharmonic Orchestra "Svetlanov" in Moscow; The Festival of the Itria Valley; The World Center for Poetry Giacomo Leopardi and the Royal Academy of Philharmonic in Bologna.
He conducted several Italian or foreign orchestras, including the International Orchestra of Italy; The Regional Orchestra of Rome and Lazio; The Symphony Orchestra of Paris; The Orchestra of the Academy of St. Martin in the Fields; The Symphonique de Moulhouse Orchestra - Opéra du Rhin; The Ukrainian State Philharmonic Orchestra; The Musical Theater Orchestra of Izmir, Turkey; The Symphonic Orchestra of Venezuela; The Orchestra of the La Fenice Theater in Venice; The Romanian Symphony Orchestra; The Philharmonic Orchestra of Macedonia; The Seoul Philharmonic Orchestra.
He collaborated with great artists from the world music scene such as Renata Scotto, Raina Kabaivanska, Piero Cappuccilli, Daniel Oren, Myung-Whun Chung, Donato Renzetti, Gary Bertini and Valery Gergiev. He has edited several critical editions of lyric and symphonic works including the Medée in the French version by Luigi Cherubini, recorded on CD in the world premiere by NEW ERA and Hector Berlioz's "Symphonie Fantastique" for the Moscow Philharmonic Orchestra "Svetlanov".