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Laura Morante in Madame Tosca

Palco Reverse shows give the audience a special point of view on the Sferisterio, standing on the stage and facing the stalls and boxes.

Drama for voice and piano created by Mimosa Campironi
Sarah Bernhardt Laura Morante

Production and new commission by Macerata Opera Festival in collaboration with Casa musicale Sonzogno

In Madame ToscaLaura Morante will take the role of iconic actress Sarah Bernhardt, the muse for Victorien Sardou’s drama which Luigi Illica and Giuseppe Giacosa adapted as a libretto for Puccini’s opera.

Sarah Bernhardt is the main voice in Madame Tosca: forced on a chair after a leg amputation, she nonetheless kept performing. In this show, her life stories that inspired the great drama will be revived as one more, unforgettable woman artist with strong ties to Puccini’s masterpiece will be recalled, namely Maria Callas.

On stage with Laura Morante actress and musician Mimosa Campironi, a co-writer for this show, who will play the piano and perform music composed especially for Madame Tosca. The show is created in collaboration with Casa Musicale Sonzogno.

  • Wed 29 July ore 9 p.m.

Author Mimosa Campironi (music and libretto)
Performing voice Laura Morante 
Piano Mimosa Campironi
Editor Casa Musicale Sonzogno di Piero Ostali