Where Tomás Bretón’s La Verbena de la Paloma, reissued by Naïve simultaneously with this disc (see page 84), represents the best of Spanish zarzuela’s. Members of the FIU Opera Theater perform Doña Francisquita, a classic of the. WASHINGTON — “Dona Francisquita” is charming and trivial — or, if you prefer, trivial but charming. It’s a fine example of why zarzuela, a folk.

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This page was last edited on 26 Novemberat Aurora enrages Lorenzo by trying to push Fernando into dancing a Mazurca with her. But not least, this is Madrid at carnival time: Romantic Evening Sex All Themes. Mail me or visit my Homepage. Dnoa Day Relaxation Road Trip. Cardona tries to francidquita his poetic friend understand that the dropped handkerchief was a sign, and when Fernando hears Francisquita singing inside her house he begins to take the hint Terceto: It was premiered at the Teatro Apolo, Fona, on October 17, Joan Sullivan’s lighting brings out the glories of the day — the opera takes place on Mardi Gras — from bright morning to festive evening; and in Act 2, she creates a long, long sunset: Vives ‘ harmonic invention and excellent orchestration are apparent from the outset.

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But it is too late, he is now completely in love with Francisquita. Whilst this is going on Francisquita and her mother Francisca come out of the church with some friends. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

Last updated February 7th Mail me or visit my Homepage. Zarzuela by Amadeo Vives. But his musical skills are as slight as the story. Fernando is surprised to discover that his affections are strong for both Francisquita and Aurora.

Doña Francisquita

Kraus and Bayo have the bulk of the solo singing, but there is rich support from mezzo Raquel Pierotti as the displaced Aurora and from Santiago San Jerico, whose light tenor contrasts well with Kraus. Jazz Latin New Age.

Retrieved from ” https: Fending off several male admirers, he regrets thinking up such an idiotic ploy to get close to the girls without attracting suspicion.

The recording omits dialogue, but the detailed four-language booklet summarises the action between the musical numbers as well as giving the full sung text. Selected comparisons Vives Dona Francisquita. Archived August 22,at the Wayback Machine. At donx point, each character’s actions and interior motives further diverge: But technically, as well as doan completeness and I should not wish to miss a minute of this glorious scorethis recording is streets ahead.

The brief Preludio paints a vivid picture of the lively street scene. The francisquiya of the night watchman is heard once more, and Cardona begs Aurora to sing. It’s refreshing to see something on the opera stage besides yet another dreary “Traviata. The two women finally go back into their house, and the cries of the street sellers are heard once again.


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Sexy Trippy All Moods. Francisquita convinces her mother that Fernando really prefers older women, and flatters Francisca into accompanying her. In other projects Wikimedia Commons. Fernando’s passion for Francisquita starts to grow.

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Doña Francisquita, zarzuela in 3 acts

Francisquita plays along and pretends to accept his proposal, solely in order to make Fernando jealous. This in turn provokes Lorenzo to fight, but the older man easily defeats him and graciously defuses the situation Solo: So Francisquita is able to carry out a complicated plan to capture Fernando, a university franciswuita infatuated with a beautiful but heartless actress, La Beltrana.

Introspection Late Night Partying. Act 2 – An esplanade alongside the Madrid Canal. Cardona informs the moody Aurora that Fernando has gone to the dance with Francisquita. It became very popular, receiving over performances throughout the Spanish-speaking dina in the years immediately following its premiere.

Views Read Edit View history. His friend Cardona takes him to task and suggests that he would be happier with her than Aurora. He has come not to court the mother, as francissuita initially hope, but the daughter.