Angelina (whose insulting nickname is »Cenerentola«, or »Cinderella« in English) is humiliated by her father and her two sisters. Prince Ramiro announces a celebration at which he wants to choose his bride. The trick: To deliver the invitation, he disguises himself as his servant and disguises his servant as the prince. In this way, he meets Cenerentola. Although she has been prohibited to do so, she makes a charmingly beautiful appearance at the celebration. The prince, who has been in love with her from the beginning, chooses her to be his bride. Her sisters and father are angry. C’est la vie...
Comic drama in two acts by Gioachino Rossini Performed in Italian with German surtitles
Running time 2 hours 50 minutes
Men of the Saxon State Opera Choir