ROME, ITALY - 27 JUNE 2017: (L-R) Director Fabio Cherstich and sets, video and costumes designer Gianluigi Toccafondo watch the final moments of the "Don Giovanni OperaCamion", an open-air opera performed on a truck in San Basilio, a suburb in Rome, Italy, on June 27th 2017.
Director Fabio Cherstich’s idae of an “opera truck” was conceived as a way of bringing the musical theatre to a new, mixed, non elitist public, and have it perceived as a moment of cultural sharing, intelligent entertainment and no longer as an inaccessible and costly event. The truck becomes a stage that goes from square to square with its orchestra and its company of singers in Rome.
“Don Giovanni Opera Camion”, after “Don Giovanni” by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart is a new production by the Teatro dell’Opera di Roma, conceived and directed by Fabio Cherstich. Set, videos and costumes by Gianluigi Toccafondo. The Youth Orchestra of the Teatro dell’Opera di Roma is conducted by Carlo Donadio.