Events

When:

Sunday, January 28, 2018
2:00–5:10 p.m.

Where:

Westermann Stage, Concert Hall

Cost:

Regular price: $20
PAC Members:$15
 
 
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Rossini’s La Cenerentola

Performing Arts Series, Film Screening


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“Before the carnival is over, all Rome will love my Cinderella…” Thus spoke Rossini in 1817, in the aftermath of the disastrous opening night, firmly convinced that his pumpkin would be transformed into a sumptuous carriage. The future was to prove him right. However, in moving from Perrault’s tale to the opera, the humble servant who dreams of going to the ball has lost all her magical attributes: here there is no fairy godmother to transform mice into horses, rats into coachmen and lizards into footmen with a wave of her wand. And it is not a fur slipper but a bracelet that the beauty leaves behind for her prince, quite deliberately, challenging him to find her again. The Enlightenment had lit its fires throughout Europe and La Cenerentola focused on the burning issues of the day, confronting social divisions to reveal the crinoline beneath the rags. Guillaume Gallienne, member of the Comédie-Française, stages his first opera.

 

 

For further information, please contact:

Lucia and Steven N. Fischer Box Office
Adelphi University Performing Arts Center
p – 516.877.4000
e – boxoffice@adelphi.edu

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Holiday Hours

The Adelphi PAC Box Office will close for the holidays as of December 16, 2017. We will reopen on Tuesday, January 16, 2018, with our regular semester hours.


Regular Semester Hours
Tuesday–Friday 1:00 p.m.–6:00 p.m.

The Box Office is open two hours before most scheduled events.

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