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Teatro alla Scala, ''L'altro Casanova''

Milan

The big draped backdrop manufactured by the workshop of the Teatro alla Scala with around 450 m≤ of HSE - Tempesta, color 2 red.
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Two shaped and painted backdrops made of the white APO - Pelle Ovo canvas had been hanged on the stage on the background of a Rear-illuminated backdrop realized with the black RNO - Notturno film.The two backdrops made of APO - Pelle Ovo, suspended to a certain distance the one from the other in order to give depth to the scene, had been fixed on two backdrops made of black USC - Nylonet that had the function to work as an invisible support for the shaped backdrops.
The ballet transfigured the myth of the Venetian seducer assigning his role to a female performer.
The scene reflects itself, on the floor, on a black TIL - Iris Lucido.
The scene reflects itself, on the floor, on a black TIL - Iris Lucido.
The curious, ambiguous and ironic suspended scenographical elements remind the theatricality of the representation, with the strata of the small curtains that open as a swag or a Venetian curtain, but above all they refers to the eighteenth-century skirts that adorned the hips of the female frequentations of the protagonist.
The RNO - Notturno backdrop had been framed by a double portal built with some stylistic features that refers to the historical epoch in which the famous Venetian libertine lived.
The big draped backdrop manufactured by the workshop of the Teatro alla Scala with around 450 m≤ of HSE - Tempesta, color 2 red.
Ballet
Music
Antonio Vivaldi (1678-1741)
Gian Francesco Malipiero] (1882-1973)
Tomaso Albinoni (1671-1751)
Petr Eben (1929-2007)
Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach (1714-1788)
Luigi Boccherini (1743-1805)
Alfred Schnittke (1934-1998)
Choreography
Gianluca Schiavoni
First night
Milan, Teatro alla Scala, 27/3/2011

Scenography
Aurelio Colombo
Costume design
Erika Carretta
Light design
Marco Filibeck

Staging
Season
2011

See also ...

APO - Pelle Ovo

Muslin and canvas

GGI - Siria

Gauzes

HSE - Tempesta

Silks and satins

Rear-illuminated backdrops

Vinyl backdrops: typologies

RNO - Notturno

Rear-projection films

USC - Nylonet

Stage nets