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Cosi Fan Tutte

by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Libretto by Lorenzo Da Ponte  

A production of the Jerusalem Opera


At the end of an opera performance, two enthusiastic fans go backstage to congratulate their girlfriends – the two famous divas. On their way, they happen upon the stage director, who immediately senses their innocent and blind devotion and decides to teach them a lesson about love and loyalty.

With the help of the clever dress-lady, they stage another opera, no less turbulent, but this time – in real life.


“How is it possible for one’s heart to change in a single day?”


A contemporary interpretation of this poetic and piercing opera, which turns the spotlight to the backstage of the theatre, where the twisting enigmas behind the scenes of relationships, love and passion, are revealed.

In  “Cosi Fan Tutte”, the characters find themselves faced with everything they thought to be steadfast and true, only to discover that reality is as tenuous and capricious as water, wind and the heart.


Musical Director and Conductor: Omer Arieli

Stage Director: Ari Teperberg

Artistic Advisor: Gabriele Ribis

Set Designer: Shani Tur

Costume Designer: Shira Weiss

Lighting Designer: Nadav Barnea

Assistant Stage Director: Ehud Vardi

Musical Adviser: Diana Tsaliovich

Production Manager: Smadar Cohen-Rozenfeld

Choir Coordinator: David Kovensky


Main Roles:

Fiordiligi: Elinor Sohn

Dorabella: Aleksandra Kovalevich

Ferrando: Oshri Segev

Guglielmo: Gabriele Ribis

Don Alfonso: Denis Sedov

Despina: Mima Millo

The Jerusalem Opera Choir

The Ashdod Symphony Orchestra



Fern Braniss, Chair

Omer Arieli

Manon Weizman

Ephraim Chamiel

Liora Nachmani

Opera highlights

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