Teatro Verdi di Padova, ''Aida''


The stage of the Teatro Verdi of Padua during the staging. The middle of the tilted floor that occupies the whole stage opens on a big trap door that, during the opera, will disclose to the public the presence of an underlying environment.The stage space reflects into two trapezoidal mirroring wings ...
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... and into a ZSM - Magic Mirror backdrop 11 m high and 14 m wide that forms, in comparison to the tilted floor of the stage, an angle of 90°.Through the ZSM - Magic Mirror one can glimpse, in transparency, something similar to a grey drapery.It is an RAR - Arizona backdrop for rear-illumination, 9 m wide and 7 m high, still waiting for being tense to the structures of stage.
The ZSM - Magic Mirror has been tilted in such a way to give to the public a reflected vision from a high point of view of the scenary and of the characters.It is in evidence the mighty structure realized with some heavy-duty 7QD40 - Square trusses HD 40 cm ...
... to which the mirror has been stretched using 500 black WPE - Perofix.The perimeter is finished with WCS - S Strap + WOC - C Eyelets + WPE - Perofix.
The general rehearsal of the show.
Two backdrops made of HSE - Tempesta silk, colour 2. red ...
Opera in four acts
Giuseppe Verdi (1813-1901)
First night

costume design,
light design,
stage direction
Stage designer's assistant
Juan Guillermo Nova
Leda Lojodice
Production management
Sandro Dal Pra
Scenographical workshop
Arena of Verona
Arena of Verona
Teatro Verdi de Padua

Bassano OperaFestival
Arena of Verona

Hugo de Ana used a big ZSM - Magic Mirror backdrop for a mise en scène in which the intimate and nighttime atmospheres prevailed.
Set aside the trionfalismis of a certain interpretative seam, the scenography was used here to make emerge the human passions, the aspirations, the illusions and the inside conflicts of the protagonists.

Materials used in this production

7QD40 - Square trusses HD 40 cm

Aluminium trusses

ASC - Sceno digital printing

Printing on fabrics

HSE - Tempesta

Silks and satins

Hugo de Ana

Some Masters

RAR - Arizona

Rear-projection films

RNB - Nebbia digital printing

WPE - Perofix


ZSM - Mirrors made of QSM - Magic Mirror Film

Projection / transparency backdrops

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