English National Opera
OPERA IN TWO ACTS & FOURTEEN SCENES (1971)
COMPOSED BY ALBERTO GINASTERA
LIBRETTO BY WILLIAM SHAND & ALBERTO GIRRI
BASED ON CHRONIQUES ITALIENNES BY STENDHAL
& THE CENCI BY PERCY BYSSHE SHELLEY
TEATRO COLÓN PRODUCTION
The centenary of Alberto Ginastera’s birth will be present through the presentation of several of his plays during this season. One of them will be in none other than the opening of our theater’s lyrical activity: Beatrix Cenci.
The third andtt opera completed by our great composer gathers all the intrigue and tragedy elements in a cocktail of high emotional impact.