Teatro alla Scala, ''Idomeneo''


The opening show of the 2005 Scala season is scenographically characterized by a large background made of ASC - Sceno muslin painted by the theater's scenographic workshop.The backdrop was present for the entire duration, but the seascapes that were represented on it were variable ...
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... being it able to scroll horizontally thanks to the track system from which it was hung, seen here from below ...
... and here seen from the side.It was a sliding cyclorama 60 m wide and 10 m high ...
... on which gigantic waves looming over the scene alternated without interruption ...
... with northern skies in the distance ...
... and beaches with a vast shoreline.Set designer Eric Wonder asked for approximately 1,500 m≤ of ATS - Toscana canvas specially blue dyed ...
... using it to cover the entire stage floor and various stage elements.A central area of the stage is occupied by what appears to be the foundations of a building, which at times appears deep ...
... while at other times it is at level with the rest of the stage.On the right, the character of Ilia, with her face veiled by a cut of black BIT - Italiano tulle ...
Drama for music in three acts
First night
Munich, Residenztheater, 29/1/1781

Costume design
Light design
Dominique BruguiŤre
Stage direction
Luc Bondy (1948-2015)

2005 / 2006

Materials used in this production

ASC - Sceno

Muslin and canvas

ATS - Toscana

Muslin and canvas

BIT - Italiano

Scrim and bobbinet fabrics

HSM - Satin MakÚ

Silks and satins

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