×
About
casting
Medias
Bonus
next show
PINOCCHIO
Opera
Ticket office
Youth Opera

PINOCCHIO

Gloria Bruni (1955)
Youth opera
Opera-fairy tale based on Carlo Collodi
Duration: 1h15
No intermission
CHF: 20.00 – 45.00
7
Select your seats
Mar 2023
Friday
31
March 2023
19:00
Ticket office
Apr 2023
Saturday
01
April 2023
17:00
Ticket office
Sunday
02
April 2023
11:00 & 17:00
Ticket office
Wednesday
05
April 2023
17:00
Ticket office
Friday
07
April 2023
19:00
Ticket office
Saturday
08
April 2023
17:00
Ticket office
Sunday
09
April 2023
11:00
Ticket office

Does our beloved Pinocchio,

that fictional character who emerged in 1881 from the imagination of Italian journalist and writer Carlo Collodi and has since entered the pantheon of children’s literature, still require any form of introduction? The first lines of his Adventures are enough to set the scene: “Once upon a time. A King!” my little readers will immediately exclaim. No, children, you are wrong. Once upon a time there was a piece of wood. This “piece of wood”, called “Pinocchio” – which in the old Tuscan dialect spoken by the carpenter Geppetto means “little gable” – inspired the German composer Gloria Bruni to write a children’s opera based on a libretto by best-selling author Ursel Scheffler, which was first presented to the public in 2008 at the Laeiszhalle in Hamburg. The work, which quickly became a ‘classic’, was adapted into Italian in 2013 for the San Carlo in Naples and then the Teatro Regio in Parma. It is presented here for the first time in French.

Wishing to shed light on the sometimes difficult daily lives of certain children, the Opéra de Lausanne is delighted to offer 300 seats to several associations in the canton of Vaud for the performance of Pinocchio on Saturday 8 April 2023.
Contact : caroline.barras@lausanne.ch
François López-Ferrer
Conductor
Anne Sophie Petit
Pinocchio
Cédric Dorier
Director
Philippe Cantor
Geppetto

Libretto by Ursel Scheffler
French version by Mathias Constantin and Antoine Schneider

Pinocchio
Anne Sophie Petit
Geppetto
Philippe Cantor
The Fairy
Nuada Le Dreve
The Cricket, Echo
Laure-Catherine Beyers
The Cat, Echo
Valentine Dubus
The Fox
Baptiste Bonfante
Fire-Eater
Romain Favre
Conductor
François López-Ferrer
Director
Cédric Dorier
Scenography
Adrien Moretti
Costumes
Irène Schlatter
Make-up, hairstyling and masks
Katerine Zingg
Lighting
Christophe Forey
Choregrapher
Jean-Philippe Guilois
Videography
Francesco Cesalli

Discover also

NORMA
Forum Opéra
Vincenzo Bellini (1801-1835)
Jun
04
to
14