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The DIPETHE of Corfu, as part of the JUMP project of the European INTERREG V Greece-Italy program, presents “Cavalleria Rusticana” at the “skalinada” of Agios!
On Monday, October 2nd, at 9:00 PM with free admission.
One of the most significant and beloved operas in the world repertoire, Pietro Mascagni’s “Cavalleria Rusticana,” will be presented by the DIPETHE of Corfu, in collaboration with the Corfu Conservatory Symphony Orchestra and the Municipal Choir of Corfu “San Giacomo,” as part of the “JUMP” project of the European program “INTERREG V Greece – Italy.” The performance will take place (with free admission) on Monday, October 2nd, at 9:00 PM, in one of the most beautiful and emotionally charged corners of our city, the “skalinada” of Agios, which is the ideal setting for our opera, set outside a church in a Sicilian town on an Easter Sunday morning!
The direction is by Petros Gallias. The roles will be performed by Violeta Lousta (Santuzza), Angelos Samartzis (Turiddu), Pantelis Kontos (Alfio), Aggeliki Kathariou (Mamma Lucia), Marisia Papalexio (Lola), Marietta Savvani (Woman), Konstantinos Argyriou Evangeloudis (Young), and the choir members of the Municipal Choir of Corfu “San Giacomo” (residents of the Sicilian town). The musical direction is by Kimon Hytiris, the choir direction by Anton Ivano, the musical preparation of the roles by Michalis Papapetrou, the choir’s vocal preparation by Andreas Gousis, the piano accompaniment of the choir by Marilena Elou, and the assistant director is Maria Sourvinou. Special music interpretation advisor is Aris Christofellis.
The production is implemented by ARTE ATENE.
The performance is held with the blessing and valuable support of:
The Holy Metropolis of Corfu, Paxoi and Diapontian Islands
The Holy Church of Agios Spyridon
The Catholic Archdiocese of Corfu, Zakynthos, and Kefalonia
The Parish of the Catholic Metropolitan Church (Duomo)
The Parish of the Sacred Heart of Jesus (Kotsela).
We would like to sincerely thank the Philharmonic Society of Corfu (Palaiá) and the Philharmonic Society of Mantzaros for their unwavering assistance, as well as the businesses on the “skalinada” and the adjacent Plakadou of Agios, for their excellent cooperation.
We look forward to sharing this unique opera experience with the people of our island, which is an integral and living part of our urban tradition.