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La Creazione

Music by Franz Joseph Haydn
Oratorio. Libretto by Gottfried van Swieten Hob. XXI:2
Italian version by Dario Del Corno revised by Filippo Del Corno

Scenic version
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17 July 2021 . H 21:00 Palazzo Ducale, Martina Franca23 July 2021 . H 21:00 Palazzo Ducale, Martina Franca31 July 2021 . H 21:00 Palazzo Ducale, Martina Franca
from €30 to €70

Franz Joseph Haydn (Rohrau 1732 – Vienna 1809), demiurge of the so-called “Wiener Klassik” from whom all composers at least up to Brahms took inspiration for their symphonies and chamber works, also wrote a few oratorios. Die Schöpfung is an oratorio in three parts, with libretto by Baron Gottfried van Swieten (in whose circles some of the best musicians in Vienna, including Mozart, were introduced to Bach’s music). It was inspired by Milton’s Paradise Lost, and is rich in symphonic passages. Since the 19th century it is customary to perform the work also in Italian, in the adaptation by Giovanni Simone Mayr, and here in Martina Franca with the translation by philologist Dario Del Corno, already staged in Martina Franca in 1988 and now revised by his son Filippo, composer.


Presentations and meetings | Mettiamoci all’opera

Alberto Triola, Fabio Ceresa and Federico Gon presents La Creazione by Haydn

Ospedaletto, Martina Franca | Tuesday, July 13th h. 6:00 PM
The event is held in Italian


Conductor Fabio Luisi
Director Fabio Ceresa
Scenes Tiziano Santi
Costumes Gianluca Falaschi, Gianmaria Sposito
Light designer Pasquale Mari
Choreographer  Mattia Agatiello
Set designer collaborator Alessia Colosso

Gabriele Rosalia Cid
Uriele Vassily Solodkyy
Rafael Alessio Arduini
Adamo Jan Antem
Eva Sabrina Sanza

Coro Ghislieri
Orchestra del Teatro Petruzzelli di Bari

Fattoria Vittadini
Alessandra Bordino, Danilo Calabrese, Enzina Cappelli, Maura Di Vietri,
Riccardo Esposito, Samuel Moretti, Maria Giulia Serantoni, Valentina Squarzoni

The opening night is will be broadcast on Festival della Valle D'Itria's web-tv and is part of the italiafestival.it program

The oratorio is going to be broadcasted on July 31st on Rai Radio3

Date: 17 July 2021, 23 July 2021, 31 July 2021
Time: 21:00, 21:00, 21:00
Cost: from €30 to €70
Where: Palazzo Ducale, Martina Franca