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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Nonetheless, the collaboration between composer and librettist got no easier, and Ferretti wrote only one more libretto for Rossini, the Matilde di Shabranin Angelina, known to her stepfather and stepsisters as “Cenerentola,” is forced to serve as the maid in her own home.

The supernatural elements that traditionally characterize the Cinderella story were removed from the libretto, simply for ease of staging. Yet this is not quite the story of La Cenerentola, even though Jacopo Ferretti was inspired by it when he wrote the libretto.

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: The answer is easy… Don Magnifico is as mean to the sweet Angelina as her two nasty sisters.

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. 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. The Fairy Godmother is replaced by Alidoro, a philosopher and tutor to the Prince. Alidoro then arrives with a beautiful, unknown lady who strangely resembles Cenerentola.

For an revival in Rome, Rossini wrote a bravura replacement, ” La, del ciel nell’arcano profondo “.


Cinderella by Charles Perrault and the Brothers Grimm. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Cinderella roszini Cinderella effect The Cinderella Movement. Ferretti, despite harboring some ill-will against Rossini the maestro had refused a libretto of his for The Barber of Cenefentolanonetheless met with the composer and the impresario Cartoni and agreed to join the project. A replacement would have to be found. In this variation of the fairy tale, the wicked stepmother is replaced by a stepfatherDon Magnifico.

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The facsimile edition of the autograph has a different aria for Alidoro, ” Fa’ silenzio, odo un rumore “; this seems to have been added by an anonymous hand for an production. In other projects Wikimedia Commons.

Leaving the ball in a rush, Angelina gives Prince Ramiro a clue Messa di Gloria Stabat materPetite messe solennelle The opera was first performed in Rome’s Teatro Valle on 25 January The “beggar” – in fact, his tutor, Alidoro – has informed him of a goodhearted young woman spotted here. Alidoro, still in his rags, returns to inquire after a third daughter in the house; Magnifico claims she has died. Angelina aka La Cenerentola is mistreated by her two sisters, Clorinda and Tisbe – as their father, Don Magnifico, looks on in approbation.

Don Magnifico becomes highly indignant, and unleashes his anger in a rousing duo. In short, Rossini’s prediction came entirely true, and Cenerentola soon overshadowed even Barber throughout the rossini century.

La Cenerentola

Ramiro and Cenerentola are married, and celebrate their wedding at the palace. Cendrillon by Charles Perrault. From the s onward, Rossini’s work enjoyed a renaissance, and a new generation of Rossini contraltos ensured that La Cenerentola would once again be heard around the world.

Since her father has forbidden her to go to the ball, Alidoro promises to take her. Act 1 Angelina aka La Cenerentola is mistreated by her two sisters, Clorinda and Tisbe – as their father, Don Magnifico, looks on cenerentol approbation. Ferretti worked through the night and had the first parts of the work ready as promised in the morning.


Ferretti proposed more than two dozen subjects without success. The opera is now considered a staple of the standard repertoire.

This page was last edited on 15 Decemberat A Twist in Time An existing libretto, Francesca di Foix, had unexpectedly been vetoed by the papal censor, leaving no time to amend the text so that it might satisfy all parties involved censorshipimpresarioand authors. It is love at first sight. Ramiro intends to find her incognito.

Everyone is shocked by this unexpected turn of events…and expresses their amazement in a surreal sextet: Cenerentola returns, and she and Ramiro are attracted to each other Duet: There is no fairy, pumpkin or glass slipper! Community All comments Contributor list Columnist list.

Prince Ramiro is immediately smitten with her. Angelina is not allowed to go to the ball and sings about her sadness. A storm is thundering outside. A Modern Cinderella Tale Cinderella The poet had serious doubts about the success of this opera; Rossini, on the other hand, predicted that it would conquer Italy in a year and spread to France and England in another: Rossini composed La Cenerentola when he was 25 denerentola old, following the success of The Barber of Seville the year before.

Angelina is back at the house, tending the fire, singing a melancholy ballad. When Clorinda and Tisbe arrive, Dandini gives them a little test: When Ramiro threatens Cenerentola’s recalcitrant family, she asks him to forgive them. He finished the libretto in twenty-two days of breakneck work, and Rossini completed the score in an equally hectic twenty-four days.