LA FINTA GIARDINIERA (THE PRETEND GARDEN-GIRL)
contemporary opera 18
Comic opera in three acts, two parts, in Italian with Hungarian and English surtitles
Hungarian premiere of the American version (American premiere: San Diego, 5 August 2022)
Belfiore believes his beloved Violante to be dead. Violante starts working as a gardener. Serpetta loves Don Anchise. Don Anchise loves Sandrina. Sandrina happens to be Violante in disguse. Belfiore is engaged to Arminda. Arminda is courted by Ramiro... No wonder if every character goes crazy in such a situation, and director András Almási-Tóth envisioned a true thriller on stage.
This production has Hungarian and American singers sharing the stage, in co-production with Opera Neo in San Diego.
The premiere of the Hungarian version takes place on 11 June 2023.