Thais, a mature work by the composer Jules Massenet on the libretto by Louis Gallet, it is based on the novel of the same name by Anatole France. The new production of this rarely performed work is the result of more than a year of close collaboration between the forces of the Theatre and Stefano Poda, Responsible for the direction, choreography, sets, lighting and costumes. On the podium, Gianandrea Noseda, who conducts Thais for the fist time; a debut also for the protagonist Barbara Frittoli, who has chosen the Regio to make her debut in this difficoult role.
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