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2018 Program

Event #38

Maddalena Crippa

The Widow Merry. Café chantant

In a minimalistic setting, accompanied by a cherished instrumental ensemble – a quartet featuring guitar, accordion, flute and double bass – Maddalena Crippa, acting as both narrator and singer, recounts episodes of love and courtship and performs songs from the operetta The Merry Widow, lightheartedly evoking the atmospheres of Berlin cabarets and Parisian cafè chantants. Alternating spoken parts, such as fragments of dialogues and monologues from Leo Stein and Victor Léon’s original libretto, with musical numbers, arias and duets, the actress tackles a double performance embodying and lending her extraordinary voice both to the character of Anna Glavari and to prince Danilo.

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Maddalena Crippa was chosen by Giorgio Strehler at only 17 years old for the role of Lucietta in Goldoni’s Campiello. An international leading lady, she has performed key parts with originality and stylistic accuracy throughout her career, working alongside important directors like Luca Ronconi, Massimo Castri, Peter Stein, Cristina Pezzoli. She debuted as an actress-singer in 1997 with her performance of Canzonette vagabonde, a selection from the '20-40s era. In 2000 Luciano Berio chose her for the roles of Polly and Jenny in B. Brecht and K. Weill’s “Threepenny Opera”. Her performances include parts in the show Sboom by Cristina Pezzoli, Peter Stein’s Femmine fatali, Letizia Quintavalla’s A Sud dell’alma, as well as in films (including Francesco Rosi’s I tre fratelli).

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