Missoni to create costumes for Japan Orfeo opera

Opera celebrates 150 yrs of bilateral relations

(ANSA) - Milan, June 9 - Italian fashion house Missoni will create the costumes for the Japan Orfeo opera project planned to celebrate the 150th anniversary of bilateral relations between Italy and Japan.
    The opera, a reinterpretation of Claudio Monteverdi's L'Orfeo about the Greek hero Orpheus, is being directed by Stefano Vizioli and is due to be performed in Kamakura on October 7 and 8 and in Tokyo on October 12 and 13.
    It integrates Japanese performance art into the show, and includes a new tragic finale created by the Japanese composer Ryusuke Numajiri. Italian actors and musicians will perform alongside Japanese counterparts.


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