March 9th, 2013
Verdi's Falstaff from Opera de Paris LIVE on March 12
On March 12, Rising Alternative presents the opera “Falstaff” in a live broadcast from the Opera de Paris, France, as part of its Performing Arts in HD Cinema series. “Falstaff” with music by Giuseppe Verdi and a libretto by his longtime collaborator, Arrigo Boito, presents a lighthearted and colorful retelling of Shakespeare’s classic comedy. Ambrogio Maestri stars as the bumbling knight Falstaff, alongside Svetla Vassileva, Artur Rucinski, Paolo Fanale and Elena Tsallagova as the neighbours who trick him time and again.