Alianti (2001)

Chamber opera on a libretto by Dario Voltolini

A chamber opera about the flight and the view from high.

Press quotes

La musica è fluida, ironica anche quando fa la sentimentale. Campogrande non scorda mai quanto è colto. Mette sempre una nota sbagliata, una risoluzione che non ti aspetti per evocare Cole Porter o Sanremo senza rifarli
– Nicola Gallino, la Repubblica, March 22, 2001

Instrumentation

soprano, actor, painter
cl (Bb), db/el.bs, sampler

Details

Duration 55′

World Premiere
March 20, 2001
Torino, Teatro Piccolo Regio
Silvia Testoni (soprano), Lucilla Giagnoni (actress), Adriana Zamboni (painter), Marco Tardito (clarinet), Saverio Miele (double bass and electric bass), Nicola Campogrande (sampler). Staged by Antonio Pizzicato.

Dutch Premiere
May 3 and 4, 2001
Amsterdam, Bimhuis

English Premiere
May 12, 2001
London, Riverside Studios

German Premiere
May 14, 2001
Berlin, Kulturbrauerei

Publisher Casa Musicale Sonzogno, Milano

Performances

Alianti

May 14, 2001

Berlin, Kulturbrauerei | German Premiere

Silvia Testoni (sopr.), Lucilla Giagnoni (actress), Adriana Zamboni (painter), Marco Tardito (cl.), Saverio Miele (db and el.bs), Nicola Campogrande (sampler).
Staged by Antonio Pizzicato

Alianti

May 12, 2001

London, Riverside Studios | English Premiere

Silvia Testoni (sopr.), Lucilla Giagnoni (actress), Adriana Zamboni (painter), Marco Tardito (cl.), Saverio Miele (db and el.bs), Nicola Campogrande (sampler).
Staged by Antonio Pizzicato

Alianti

May 3, 2001 - May 4, 2001

Amsterdam, Bimhuis | Dutch Premiere

Silvia Testoni (sopr.), Lucilla Giagnoni (actress), Adriana Zamboni (painter), Marco Tardito (cl.), Saverio Miele (db and el.bs), Nicola Campogrande (sampler).
Staged by Antonio Pizzicato

Alianti

March 20, 2001

Torino (I), Teatro Piccolo Regio | World Premiere

Silvia Testoni (sopr.), Lucilla Giagnoni (actress), Adriana Zamboni (painter), Marco Tardito (cl.), Saverio Miele (db and el.bs), Nicola Campogrande (sampler).
Staged by Antonio Pizzicato

March 20, 2001