Muscat: Following the success of Rossini’s L’Occasione fa ilLadro last season, La Scala di Seta is the second of five Rossini farces that ROHM will present as an entertaining educational project over the coming seasons.
La Scala di Seta, Rossini’s 1812 farsa comica tells the tale of Giulia who is secretly married to a friend of the man her guardian is determined she shall marry. Every night Giulia’s husband visits her on a ladder made of silk lowered from her window. Hilarious chaos ensues when the ladder is discovered.
This sparkling production by Rossini Opera Festival is staged in a ‘50s retro setting by the renowned Italian director Damiano Michieletto.
A stellar castof young Rossinian singers features Spanish soprano Marina Monzó; Italian tenor Pietro Adaini; and Italian baritone Paolo Bordogna. Ivan Lopez Renoso conducts the Orchestra Sinfonica Gioachino Rossini.
La Scala di Seta will be performed on Thursday 7th and Friday 8th March at 7:30 pm. An informative pre-performance talk that will enhance your experience of the opera will be held in the maidanon the second floor of the ROHM building one hour before the performance.
Admission to the talk is restricted to ticket holders. For further information and booking consult the ROHM website: www.rohmuscat.org.om