Il pirata Barbastrisce

Branding & Illustration for a contemporary Opera

Played by young talents for a junior audience, Il pirata Barbastrisce is a contemporary opera that debuted in Teatro del Giglio, Lucca. It narrates the story of Biko and Sharifa, a couple of twins who suddenly get rid from their life of slavery in a sailing factory.

Their journey across the sea will guide the children to a wild island, inhabited by savages and a terrible pirate named Barbastrisce. In search for a treasure, the pirate and the children will discover an unexpected truth.

The libretto, written by Fabrizio Altieri, is a fairy tale full of references to the classics for children, accompanied by the music composed by Marco Simoni.

[ Stage Photography: Andrea Simi ]

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