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ALESSANDRO STRADELLA
“IL TRESPOLO TUTORE”

"Il Trespolo Tutore" was invited to 11. Międzynarodowe Operowe Forum Młodych w Bydgoszczy on the 28 April 2018 at 18.00 in Opera Nova in Bydgoszcz.

World premiere of original version after 1679

Director Paweł Paszta
Conductor Andrea de Carlo

Historical Instrument Orchestra of the Unit of Early Music of the FCUM and guests
Solists – Students of the Department of Vocal and Acting Studies of the FCUM
IL TRESPOLO TUTORE is a Baroque opera by Alessandro Stradella. It is the second opera buffa (comic opera) in history after 'Il Girello" by Jacopo Melanni (with prologue by Stradella). The production will be its first staging in the world in the original language after 1679. The plot of the libretto is an actually funny and simple farce, which it terms of its structure and humour refers to the structure of dell'arte comedy.
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Six soloists embody dell'arte-like characters in situations of frequent errors, funny accidental meetings, and clashing antagonists. The rendering by Paweł Paszta, however, is based on the tragedy surface, and its source is the basis of opera as such, i.e., as a genre which emerged from reflecting on antique theatre. This surface is constructed by the space of the so-called backstage, which is gradually shown to the audience during the performance. The foreground takes place on stage resembling a circus arena and where soloists are like virtuosi showing off their skills. But theatre “stitches” are still visible during the performance. Some actors, not taking part in the action at a given moment, are assistants to those who sing and act on stage at that time. Assistants drop the props hanging on lines, help achieve “theatre miracles”, and provide technical service of the performance. As a result, the backstage space is full of silence, pensiveness and loneliness. It turns out that those who make a laughing stock of themselves are full of sadness backstage. These are the two poles this story is stretched between on stage, and maybe these are the same two poles our world is stretched between?

The performance is another undertaking of the so-called Opera Institute. It is an international project which has been carried out for 8 years already as a collaboration of three basic higher education institutions: National Academy of Dramatic Art, Fryderyk Chopin University of Music and Academy of Fine Arts in Warsaw. Director of the performance, Paweł Paszta, carries out the performance as the practical part of his doctoral dissertation prepared at the ADA under the supervision of dr hab. Jarosław Kilian and music-related supervivion of dr hab. Artur Stefanowicz. The performance’s conductor is Andrea De Carlo who has studied the creative output of Alessandro Stradella for many years. Its participants will be students of the Department of Vocal and Acting Studies of the FCUM, Historical Instrument Orchestra of the Unit of Early Music of the FCUM and guests, whereas graphic design will be prepared by the AFA student.

Cast:

Trespolo

Andrzej Lenart

Dawid Janowiak

Il trespolo w instytucie opery odtwórca roli Trespolo Lenart
Il trespolo w instytucie opery odtwórca roli Trespolo Janowiak
 

Artemisia

Milena Lange

Paulina Tuzińska

Il trespolo w instytucie opery odtwórczyni roli Artemisia Lange
Il trespolo w instytucie opery odtwórczyni roli Artemisia Tuzińska

Ciro

Anna Parysz

Magdalena Pikuła

Il trespolo w instytucie opery odtwórczyni roli Ciro Parysz
Il trespolo w instytucie opery odtwórczyni roli Ciro Pikuła
 

Nino

Weronika Rabek

Rafał Tomkiewicz

Il trespolo w instytucie opery odtwórczyni roli Nino Pikuła
Il trespolo w instytucie opery odtwórca roli Nino Tomkiewicz

Simona

Paweł Kowalewski

Mikołaj Zgódka – gościnnie

Il trespolo w instytucie opery odtwórca roli Simona Kowalewski
Il trespolo w instytucie opery odtwórca roli Nino Zgódka
 

Despina

Agnieszka Grala

Marta Huptas

Il trespolo w instytucie opery odtwórczyni roli Despina Grala
Il trespolo w instytucie opery odtwórczyni roli Despina Huptas

fot. Maja Żurawiecka

Conductor

Andrea De Carlo

Historical Instrument Orchestra of the Unit of Early Music of the FCUM and guests

Director

Paweł Paszta (AT)

Scenographer

Maciej Krajewski (ASP)

Oprawa graficzna

Maja Żurawiecka (ASP)

Costumes

Marta Kodeniec

Make-up

Anna Sawicka

Libretto translation

Katarzyna Otczyk-Marcelli

Artistic supervisor

prof. dr Ryszard Peryt
dr hab. Artur Stefanowicz

Solists preperation

dr hab. prof UMFC Anna Radziejewska
dr hab. Artur Stefanowicz

Scenography supervisor

dr hab. prof. ASP Paweł Dobrzycki

Skład orkiestry:

Skrzypce I

Marcin Laskowski – gościnnie

Skrzypce II

Alicja Dziczek – UMFC

Wiolonczela

Agnieszka Grzeczka – gościnnie

Viola da gamba

Justyna Rekść-Raubo – gościnnie

Kontrabas

Anna Bator – UMFC

Teorba

Filip Zieliński – AM Poznań

Harfa

Julia Łopuszyńska – UMFC

Klawesyn

Lilianna Stawarz (13, 14, 16.03), Krzysztof Garstka (9,10, 17, 18.03) – UMFC

Pozytyw

Barbara Brzezińska – UMFC

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