“First women. The heroines of Verdi lovers, victims and misguided. ” The costumes of Violetta, Desdemona, Elizabeth and Amelia

It will be inaugurated this evening in Milan, the Italian Diagnostic Center, prima donnas – The heroines of Verdi lovers, victims, misled, the exhibition organized by the Accademia Teatro alla Scala with support from the Bracco Foundation in collaboration with the CDI, which this year proposes the characters of Violetta, Desdemona, Elizabeth and Amelia.

After the great success in 2012 with Puccini’s women, this year is a tribute to the composer turned to Busseto, in the year that celebrates the bicentennial .

The costumes offered to the public have been rebuilt for the occasion by the students of the course for tailors the show, starting from sketches made by some of the most beautiful signatures illustration and scenography Italian nineteenth and twentieth centuries .

To accompany the exhibition, numerous photographs illustrating the process of creation of clothes – from design to appear on pattern , from prototype to cut up the package – documenting the work precious and refined young students learn daily La Scala under the guidance of professionals the Teatro alla Scala, and those of historical exhibitions, at the same theater, evoked by the exhibition of the same works, images courtesy of Archivio Fotografico Scala.

The works will be on display until March 31, 2014 with free admission .

Info: Prime Donne. The heroines of Verdi lovers, victims and misguided

From December 16 2013 to 31 March 2014

CDI Italian Diagnostic Center

Milan, Via Simone Saint Bon , 20

From Monday to Friday from 7.30 to 19.00


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