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Donizetti's Don Gregorio

Wexford Festival, Ireland,  October 2006

Photographs by Derek Spiers, courtesy of the Wexford Festival of their recent production of Don Gregorio. Wexford ran a limited festival this year due to the closure of the main theatre for major refurbishment. It included Donizetti's Don Gregorio, probably better known by its original title  L'ajo nell'imbarazzo.

The cast was:-

Don Giulio Antiquati, marquis - Bruno Taddia

Enrico, Don Giulio’s eldest son -  Danilo Formaggia

Gilda Tallemanni, Enrico’s wife - Elizaveta Martirosyan

Pippetto, Don Giulio’s younger son - Vicenç Esteve

Don Gregorio Cordebono, tutor - Paolo Bordogna

Leonarda, ageing maid  - Sabina Willeit

Simone, servant - Giuseppe Deligia

 

Conductor -  Michele Mariotti

Director - Roberto Recchia

Set & Costume Designer - Ferdia Murphy

Lighting Designer - Paul Keogan

  

Don Gregorio

 

 

 

 

 

Page initially published in  2006