Brighella


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Brighella

prototype of interfering servant; meddles and gossips. [Ital. Drama: Walsh Classical, 62]
See: Servant
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Caption: (counterclockwise from top I) Sebastian Haboczki (Brighella) Matthew Chittick (Scaramuccio), Anne-Marie Macintosh (Zerbinetta), Dimitri Katotakis (Harlequin) & Ian Fundytus (Truffaldino) in Ariadne auf Naxos
II suo piu significativo contributo fu la fondazione di Eraclito (1842), di cui uno degli scopi era combatiere Don Giuseppe Zammit, detto "Brighella", un poeta satirico maltese di una vena aspra.
Brighella (Briga=quarrel, Costume of a servant, but with several trouble) Buffet, Flautino, short green stripes on a white background.
Stock characters include Pantalone ("Big Britches"), a miserly Venetian merchant; Arlecchino ("Harlequin"), dressed in brightly colored clothing; Pedrolino, with a painted white face; Dottore ("Doctor"), a lawyer or doctor; Brighella ("Bruiser"), a scoundrel; and Il Capitano, a bragging soldier, often portrayed as Spanish.
Performing with the Scottish Opera, the English National Opera - he's played comic roles such as Brighella from Ariadne auf Naxos or Alfred in Die Fledermaus.
Griffin Angela Caroline Hall Truffaldino Daoud Heidami Brighella Charles Leggett Clarice Kelly Mak Smeraldina Sarah Rudinoff Leandro Nathan Smith Deramo Todd Waring Cigolotti, Pantalone Michael Urie Tartaglia R.
This was the Italian's fourth purchase of the sale, which also included Brighella, a Sadler's Wells filly out of a full-sister to Massillon, and P ont Allaire, a Rahy four year-old filly out of a full-sister to Caerlina.
(17) Vito Pandolfi refers to several such sixteenth-century prints, suggesting that commedia figures were known in London, and Duchartre refers to Parisian engravings of Brighella and Trevellino with verses referring to their travels in France and Italy.
The great stereotypes, Pantaloon, Doctor Lombardi Brighella the chef, the lovers, buffoons and impudent servants make the evening into an uproarious event with everybody dashing in and out of doors like the Keystone Cops.
Faulls completed the triangle of dance excellence with his bully figure of Brighella, who takes Pierrot on the road to ruin.