Venice: Teatro Malibran
Conductor: Francesco Lanzillotta
Director: Bepi Morassi
Costumes & lighting: Accademia di Belle Arti di Venezia


Gina ⎮ Arianna Venditelli
Giulio ⎮ Alessandro Scotto di Luzio
Uberto ⎮ Armando Gabba
Lilla ⎮ Valeria Girardello
Flamberge⎮ Claudio Levantino

La Fenice Choir & Orchestra
Chorus Master ⎮ Claudio Marino Moretti

La Fenice new production

with Accademia di Belle Arti di Venezia
Atelier della Fenice al Malibran

english surtitles

A promised marriage, mistaken identity and solidarity between brothers-in arms, a lost ring that is found. Francesco Cilea’s very first opera, Gina was composed as the final test at the end of his composition studies; it is a delicate bourgeois comedy that is more veristic than Art Nouveau, with ‘in nuce’ echoes of the melodic and harmonic intuitions that are to appear in Adriana Lecouvreur and L’Arlesiana. A child of its times, as is so often the case it was also a forerunner of the future