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THE BEAR Extravaganza in one act


9:00 pm Drinks by Manifattura and cabaret shows from 7.30 pm

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We present a full performance of William Walton’s one-act comic opera The Bear. Based on the play The Bear: A Joke in One Act by Anton Chekhov, this three-character opera contains debt, drink, infidelity and a duel, and all in just one hour!

Performed by the artists of the Mascarade Opera Studio:

Madame Popova

Aebh Kelly, mezzosoprano

Grigory Stepanovich Smirnov, a creditor

William Desbiens, baritone

Luka, Popova’s servant

Connor Baiano, bass


Director Marie Lambert-Le Bihan

Musical director Kristina Yorgova


The ticket gives you access to the Fondazione and garden from 7.30 pm.

From 7.30pm: special drinks and aperitivo by Manifattura and cabaret shows 

At 9 pm: performance The Bear

Please arrive no later than 10 minutes before to access the concert hall, the doors close at 9 pm. 

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