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'La Serva Padrona' to stage at Cairo Opera House

Fri, Dec. 15, 2017
CAIRO – 15 December 2017: Italian comedy opera, "La Serva Padrona", along with songs Frank Sinatra’s and Andrea Bocelli’s top hits will be performed at El Gomhouria Theatre, Cairo Opera House, over two successive nights starting December 19. The event will be performed by the Cairo Opera Ensemble.

Bocelli's hits include "Because We Believe," "Time to Say Goodbye," "Cantico," and "The Prayer."

Sinatra is widely known for "Strangers of the Night," "My Way," "Fly Me to the Moon," and "Moon River."

"La Serva Padrona" is an iconic Italian opera composed by Italian composer Giovanni Battista Pergolesi. It was performed for the first time in 1733.

Consisting of one act, it satirically expresses how a house maid called Serpina wants to make her master Uberto marry her. The story of "La Serva Padrona" opera is based on a play by Jacopo Angello Nelli.

Since its composition, the opera is used to be staged as an interlude between the acts of larger and serious operas to add some sort of relief and enjoyment.
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