The title chosen to present the new season of the Teatro Sociale di Como is in itself a whole program: TRANSFORMATION ‘There is nothing immutable, except the need for change’. A Heraclitus’ quote that reminds us how the transformation and the need to change must be a stimulus in everyone’s life thanks to art.
New Opera season of the Como’s Teatro Sociale news and program
The season will open on 6th and 8th October with the Mozart Opera “Così fan tutte” directed by Francesco Micheli and conducted by Gianluca Capuano, where (here there is already a beautiful transformation) artists are joined by 40 young non-professionals (selected in each city that will touch the Opera Lombardia’s production) and that for months they are preparing by attending a theater workshop with Eleonora Moro.
We continue then with a great classic that returns even in Como, but with an unusual construction: the 25th and 27th November, at the Teatro Sociale in Como, you can admire “La traviata”. The direction is headed by Alice Rohrwacher, and musical direction to Maestro Francesco Lanzillotta.
In December the new “opera season” of the Teatro Sociale in Como will propose on 15th and 17th December “Turandot”, directed by Giuseppe Frigeni (student of Bob Wilson, Peter Stein and Luca Ronconi), with the orchestra of The Afternoons Musicali music by Charles Goldstein.
On 20th and 22th January comes “Il Turco in Italia” directed by Alfonso Antoniozzi (which will become a director and not more a singer) and the direction of Christopher Franklin.
New season of the Como’s Teatro Sociale: prose
The Teatro Sociale really offers a varied and appropriate program for every need or taste. And so in October we will see musical productions, prose, pure theater or lighter things. Elio De Capitani and Ferdinando Bruni sign the direction of two great works: on 20th and 22nd October, it’s coming “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” by Shakespeare; on 21st and 23rd October “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” by Britten, (direction Francesco Cilluffo).
Then, “Una giornata particolare”, on 22nd and 23rd February 2017 adapted from Ettore Scola film masterpiece starring Marcello Mastroianni and Sophia Loren. In Como it will be played by Giulio Scarpati and Valeria Solarino.
Another proposal is “The borghesegentiluomo” with Emilio Solfrizzi, on 3rd and 4th March 2017, or Phaedra and modern classics with Andrea De Rosa and it’s going to close the season “La bottega del caffè” with the historical company “Quelli di Grock” (dates to be confirmed).
New season of the Como’s Teatro Sociale: light evenings for fun
You could not miss lighter and amusing proposals: we will see David Rion and Dario Vergassola with “La Traviata Camellia” a proposal halfway between music and satire.
For the women’s day the proposal is the one man show Caveman.
Sabina Guzzanti will lead to Como her monologue “Come ne venimmo fuori”. Finally Gioele Dix tells about the odyssey that lived the son of Ulysses also made a hilarious monologue between smart quotations and references to current events.
New season of the Como’s Teatro Sociale: concerts
It will be the Toscanini Philharmonic Orchestra, on November 11th, to begin, then we continue with big names of the music scene: from the great Sicilian cellist Giovanni Sollima at the internationally renowned Russian violinist Sergei Krylov to Valentina Lisitsa with her piano. Do not miss the three “OFF concerts” in which young players of the Italian musical conservatories will orchestral ensembles.
New season of the Como’s Teatro Sociale: dance, musicals and testing proposals
There are four appointments with the dance: the is the show “Les Ballets Trockadero de MonteCarlo”, played from over 40 years and where disguised men involve and entertain! An unmissable classic: “The Sleeping Beauty”, performed by the Moscow Ballet Company Classique, the “Swan Lake” or the “singing” revisited by Fabrizio Monteverde, and for lovers of modern and contemporary dance comes back Parsons Dance, the beloved American company, the one with its prima ballerina that is famous thanks to the Italian television face born in the popular talent ‘Friends of Maria De Filippi.
The musicals lovers will not be disappointed because they could see Jersey Boys and a great classic (with a new production that includes music from Vico) “Saturday Night Fever”.
Thanks to the Circuiti Teatrali Lombardi proposals are more experimental. Always on the ‘transformations’ subject we could admire Ennio Marchetto and his paper costumes, and Nina’s Drag Queens and “Il giardino delle ciliegie”.
We will have the national premiere of new production signed Teatro Sociale di Como,”Lo strano caso della donna che morì due volte” (yellow, in four episodes).
An interesting concert tribute to Michael Jackson with the best look-alike recognized worldwide, a gospel concert at Christmas time and the preview of the Jazz festival in Chiasso with Gavino Murgia Megalithic Quartet.
For under 30 it comes back for the fourth consecutive year, Marker: evening with music and visual design with the cooperation of the L.A.L.T.R.O. Association, FLIRTHEATER is going to continue with four appointments of DRINK AND SHOW.
Information and reservations for new season of the Como’s Teatro Sociale:
All the information and ticket purchases are directly on the Teatro Sociale web site.
When you arrive at the Hotel Posta in Moltrasio, if you’re interested in living these theater experiences, our team will be on hand to advise and to help you to spend a wonderful evening!