Ferrero in Palermo

The Teatro Massimo in Palermo has commissioned Lorenzo Ferrero to write a two-act ballet, Franca Florio, regina di Palermo. The premiere will take place on 21st November with additional performances on 22nd, 23rd, 24th, 25th and 27th.
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When Jun 12, 2010 11:50 AM to
Jun 16, 2010 11:50 AM
Where Palermo
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Ferrero, Franca FlorioThe Teatro Massimo in Palermo has commissioned Lorenzo Ferrero to write a two-act ballet, Franca Florio, regina di Palermo. The premiere will take place on 21st November with additional performances on 22nd, 23rd, 24th, 25th and 27th. The choreography is by Luciano Cannito and the set and costumes designed by Francesco Zito. The theatre’s orchestra and corps de ballet will be directed by Will Humburg. The plot of the ballet, featuring Carla Fracci in the leading role and Rossella Brescia, revolves around the fascinating figure of the beautiful Donna Franca, wife of the powerful industrialist Vincenzo Florio and leading figure on the social scene in Palermo at the turn of the 19th century.

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