The Queen with Golden hair is an opera libretto by Lorenza Cantini, based on an antique fable by the same name. It has been set to music by the composer Brian Richard Earl and produced at the Stresa International Festival in 2015.
Nosferatu is an opera libretto by Lorenza Cantini inspired by Bram Stoker’s nineteenth century novel and two of its twentieth century cinematic interpretations, Friedreich Wilhelm Murnau’s Nosferatu the Vampire (1922) and Werner Herzog’s Nosferatu the Prince of Darkness (1979). It has been set to music by the composer Brian Richard Earl and is due for production in the 2022-2023 season
Below are two short excerpts of the scenery video project, set to the music of the piano reduction of the score:
Nina and Vladimir is an original subject for a ballet written by Lorenza Cantini. The ballet has been composed by Brian Richard Earl and is due for production in 2023. Below is a video trailer, which illustrates the story, with musical excerpts of the score performed by the Bulgarian National Radio Symphony Orchestra conducted by Martin Gregoriev.
Prose theatre text written and directed by Lorenza Cantini, produced by the Patagruppo at Biblioteca Rispoli in Rome.
In September Lorenza has been working alongside director Leo Muscato in Teatro alla Scala’s new production of Rossini’s Il Barbiere di Siviglia, conductor Riccardo Chailly, with Mattia Olivieri, Svetlina Stoyanova, Marco Filippo Romano, Maxim Mironov and Nicola Ulivieri. Scenery by Federica Parolini e costumes by Silvia Aymonino. Performances until October 15th.
An original prose theatre script written and directedby Lorenza Cantini, produced at Sala Azzurra, Milan.
An original prose theatre script written and directed by Lorenza Cantini, produced at the Sala Azzurra, Milan.
An original prose theatre script written and directed by Lorenza Cantini, produced by the Patagruppo at Rome.
During March 2021 Lorenza has been working alongside Stage Director Irina Brook on a new La Scala production of Bertold Brecht’s and Kurt Weill’s Seven Deadly Sins and Mahogony Songs for RAI Italian National Television. Conductor Riccardo Chailly, cast: kate Lindsey, Lauren Michelle, Elliott Charlton Hines, Andrew Harris, Matthaus Schmidlechner, Michael Smallwood Martin Chishimba and Matteo Gavazzi
Lorenza has revived Michael Hampe’s production of Mozart’s Così fan tutte at La Scala for RAI television and internet streaming with Eleonora Buratto, Emily d’Angelo, Federica Guida, Alessio Arduini, Bogdan Volkov, Pietro Spagnoli and Giovanni Antonini, conductor.
You might like to watch it on RAI Replay or La Scala’s internet site.