Classical theatre

Didonis interitus, scenic cantata, adapted by the IV book of Virgilio’s Eneide, with music by Mozart, Pergolesi, Purcel and Rossini. Scenic adaptation by P. Sarcina, music adaptation by A. Sorgi. First performance as skeletal production at the 45th Certamen Vaticanum of Latinitas Vaticana Foundation. Rome, Palace of Cancelleria Apostolica, 1 December 2002.

Ripensamento ad Orazio, music and theatre play on lyrics by Q. Orazio Flacco and music by A. Murzi. 4th Horaziana organized by the Municipality of Licenza and Centro Studi Oraziani of Licenza. Orazio’s Villa in Licenza, 26 July 2003.

Medea scenic cantata for solos, choir and string orchestra; book from the tragedy Medea by Seneca, music by Mozart, Pergolesi, Purcel, Frank. Libretto by P. Sarcina, music adaptation by A. Sorgi and P. Tagliapietra. Stage production performed at the 46th Certamen Vaticanum of Latinitas Vaticana Foundation. Rome, Palace of Cancelleria Apostolica, 30 November 2003.

Alle origini dei Rutuli – il popolo guerriero, seminar organized with the support of Province of Rome and the patronage of the Municipality of Ardea, at Club Lago Incantato, Ardea 3 June 2005. The program included the original play “Sulle orme di Danae e Turno”, based on  Virgilio’s Eneide. Book adaptation and direction by A. Biancofiore.

Orazio segreto, scenic play with live music, based on the book by Luca Canali “Ognuno soffre la sua ombra”. Stage adaptation P. Sarcina. Performed in occasion of the seminar for the restoration of Orazio’s villa in Licenza, 5th Horaziana of Licenza. Licenza, Centro Studi Oraziani, 15 October 2005.

Le Baccanti, play in two parts from the tragedy Baccans by Euripide, with live music and dance; music selected by A. Sorgi and composed by P. Tagliapietra, director P. Sarcina. Performance at the 48th Certamen Vaticanum of the Latinitas Vaticana Foundation. Rome, Palace of Cancelleria Apostolica, 27 November 2005.

L’Oracolo di Fauno, dramatic play with live music based on Virgilio’s Eneide,  misse-en-espace by L. Staccioli. Produced in collaboration with  the association “I Cercatori” for the summer season program of the Municipality of Pomezia. Pratica di Mare (Pomezia) Archeological Museum Lavinium, 26 August 2006. New production for the Ludi Romani Festival 2011.

Numina Silvestria, dramatic action with live music based on texts by Ovidio and Virgilio, director L. Teodori. Produced in collaboration with the association “SiparioAperto” for  the summer season program of the Municipality of Pomezia. Pratica di Mare (Pomezia) Archeological Museum Lavinium, 25 August 2007.

Fabulae… Fedro & Co. scenic-choreographical play on Fedro’s novels. Mise-en-espace by P. Sarcina. Skeletal production at the 52° Certamen Vaticanum of Latinitas Vaticana Foundation. Vatican State, S. Pio IX Hall, 29 Nov. 2009.

Come lieto trascorre la vita Scenic tribute to Horace on book by Paola Sarcina, mise-en-espace Dino Ruggiero. Organized by the cultural association Monte Pellecchia, with the artistic collaboration of M.Th.I. and of Il Carro dei Comici. Followed by “Dinner with Horace” tasting of local food and recipes of ancient Rome, in collaboration with Slow Food Tivoli. Sponsored by the City of License, the Mountain Community of Aniene, the Regional Natural Park of the Lucretili Mountains and BCC Vicovaro (Aug 19, 2012).