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STIFFELIO Melodrama in three acts from the libretto by FRANCESCO MARIA PIAVE, adapted from the play Le Pasteur, ou l’Évangile et le Foyer di Émile Souvestre et Eugène Bourgeois TEATRO FARNESE FRIDAY, OCTOBER 6, 2017 | 8:30 PM Performance Length: approximately 2 hours and 30 minutes, including a 20-minute intermission The audience will be part of the opera and on their feet, moving freely around the stage space, and therefore able to choose their own viewing and listening point. MUSIC GIUSEPPE VERDI Critical Edition overseen by Kathleen Kuzmick Hansell, The University of Chicago Press, Chicago and Casa Ricordi, Milano CHARACTERS AND INTERPRETERS Stiffelio, a protestant minister LUCIANO GANCI Lina, his wife MARIA KATZARAVA Stankar, her father, an elderly colonel FRANCESCO LANDOLFI Raffaele, Lina’s lover GIOVANNI SALA Jorg, an elderly minister EMANUELE CORDARO Dorotea, Lina’s cousin CECILIA BERNINI Federico di Frengel, Dorotea’s lover BLAGOJ NACOSKI Music Director and Conductor GUILLERMO GARCIA CALVO Opera Director GRAHAM VICK Staging, Costumes MAURO TINTI ORCHESTRA AND CHOIR FROM THE TEATRO COMUNALE DI BOLOGNA New staging by Teatro Regio di Parma In co-production with Teatro Comunale di Bologna