La Cenerentola (Cinderella)

Schuster Center

8:00 pm Friday, February 28, 2020

3:00 pm Sunday, March 1, 2020

Music by GIOACHINO ROSSINI
Libretto by JACOPO FERRETTI

CLINTON SMITH conductor
KATHLEEN CLAWSON stage director
ASHLEY DIXON* mezzo-soprano – Angelina/Cinderella
CARLOS ENRIQUE SANTELLI tenor – Don Ramiro
ANDRE CHIANG* baritone – Dandini
THOMAS HAMMONS bass – Don Magnifico
MAYA VANSUCH* soprano – Clorinda
ANNA CECILIA* mezzo-soprano – Tisbe

*Dayton Opera debut

Set a classic children’s tale to Rossini’s sparkling music, and what do you get? La Cenerentola: Cinderella, or Goodness Triumphant. Join countless audiences who have tapped their toes and rocked with laughter at opera’s most madcap romp through this familiar French children’s story. Spoiler alert: like the Prince, you may fall in love with Cinderella, too. Happy endings for everybody!


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