La Cenerentola, ossia La bontà in trionfo (Cinderella, or Goodness Triumphant) is an operatic dramma giocoso in two acts by Gioachino Rossini. The libretto. SAN FRANCISCO OPERA Education Materials Rossini’s CINDERELLA Read online or of libretto for Rossiniʼs opera, La Cenerentola. Gioachino Rossini. La Cenerentola. Libretto by Libretto by Jacopo Ferretti, based on the story Cendrillon by Charles Perrault. World premiere: Rome, Teatro.

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In short, Rossini’s prediction came entirely true, and Cenerentola soon overshadowed even Barber throughout the nineteenth century. A beggar arrives; her stepsisters, Clorinda and Tisbe, want to cenerentolw him away, but Cenerentola gives him bread and coffee.

Courtiers follow, announcing that Prince Ramiro will come to visit while he searches for the most beautiful girl in the land to wed. The two sisters are convinced that they will be selected, while they shout at Cenerentola, leaving their father to dream for them.

Rossini composed La Cenerentola when he was 25 years old, following the success of The Barber of Seville the year before. Throughout most of the 19th century, its popularity rivalled that of Barberbut as the coloratura contraltofor which the leading role was originally written, became rare, it fell slowly out of the repertoire.

Finally, the “prince” arrives — the real valet, Dandini, who has taken his master’s place – and Magnifico, Clorinda, and Tisbe fall over themselves to flatter him. Retrieved from ” https: Cenerentola returns, and she and Ramiro are attracted to each other Duet: There are very few references to magic.

Dandini tries to stall, but is forced to admit that he’s actually the valet, and not the prince at all Duet: From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Decca Grand Opera series Cat: Ferretti worked through the night and had the first parts of the work censrentola as promised in the morning. The Barber of Seville film. This drama giocoso, whose full title is Cinderella or Goodness Triumphantfocuses on the adventures of Angelina, a frail and brilliant heroin for whom Rossini has reserved his most tender melodies, deliciously interwoven with those of Prince Ramiro.


Cinderella by Charles Perrault and the Brothers Grimm. But when the lovely Angelina appears at the ball, librettto transformed, Prince Ramiro only has eyes for her and asks for her hand. Ferretti, despite harboring some ill-will against Rossini the maestro had refused librrtto libretto of his for The Barber of Sevillenonetheless met with the composer and the impresario Cartoni and agreed to join the project. The genesis of this work – whose literary and musical aspects were both created with surprising speed — deserves to be told, according to the account given by librettist Jacopo Ferretti.

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Princess Cinderella Cinderella II: Cenereentola to make sense of the situation, they all sit down to supper, feeling as if they are in a dream. Dandinivalet to the Prince. She forgives her sisters, who embrace her and celebrate the triumph of goodness.

The Barber of Seville William Tell. The Fairy Godmother is replaced by Alidoro, a philosopher and tutor to the Prince.

For his plan to work, Dandini, the Prince’s valet, poses as his master, promising all sorts of things to Don Magnifico, who rejoices! The opera was first performed in Rome’s Teatro Valle on 25 January When Clorinda and Tisbe arrive, Dandini gives them a little test: Dramma giocoso by Gioachino Rossini.

Of his three daughters, Clorinda, Tisbe and Angelina La Cenerentolawhich one is the most beautiful and kind? The opera is now considered a staple of the standard repertoire. The latter was indeed proud of this highly successful piece, which he wrote when he was only 24 in just three weeks.


For an revival in Rome, Rossini wrote a bravura replacement, ” La, del ciel nell’arcano profondo “. Ramiro and his valet, Dandini, switch identities and visit the family. Suddenly rosini is a thunderstorm. When Prince Ramiro arrives, dressed as his valet, Dandini, to observe the sisters incognito, he falls in love with Angelina as soon as he lays eyes on her.

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Filled with jealousy, Clorinda and Tisbe are struck by the resemblance of a mysterious unknown woman with their sister, who they do not recognise in her beautiful outfit. A furious Magnifico and his daughters return home, where they order Cenerentola, back in rags, to serve them.

This page was last edited on 15 Decemberat Rossini biographical film Rossini! Some libretto arrive to announce that Prince Ramiro will soon lbretto visiting, looking for the most beautiful girl in the land to invite her to his ball. The answer is easy… Don Magnifico is as mean to the sweet Angelina as her two nasty sisters. Nonetheless, the collaboration between composer and librettist got no easier, and Ferretti wrote only one more libretto for Rossini, the Matilde di Shabranrossinj Leaving cenerenotla ball in a rush, Angelina gives Prince Ramiro a clue He invites the family to a ball that evening, where he plans to find his bride; Cenerentola asks to join them, but Magnifico refuses Quintet: There is no fairy, pumpkin or glass slipper!

Everyone is shocked by this unexpected turn of events…and expresses their amazement in a surreal sextet: A Modern Cinderella Tale Cinderella