The Teatro di San Carlo has announced its 2017-18 season with a number of classics and one musical being presented.
The season kicks off on Dec. 12, 2017, with Puccini’s “La Fanciulla del West” with Anna Pirozzi, Kristin Lewis, and Virginia Tola leading the way. That opera will be followed by Puccini’s “La Bohème” on Jan. 11, 2018. Eleonora Buratto and Elena Mosuc will share the title role while Jean-François Borras and Massimiliano Pisasapia will sing the role of Rodolfo.
On Feb. 6, 2018, the theater will kick off a production of “My Fair Lady” with Raina Kabaivanska and will later open Verdi’s ‘La Traviata” on Feb. 27, 2018. Maria Mudriak, Erika Grimaldi, and Francesca Dotto will share the title role. Nino Machaidze, Claudia Pavone and Hye Myung Kang share the title role at a later date.
Rossini’s “Mosè in Egitto” will open on March 17, 2018 starring Alex Esposito, Carmela Remigio and Christine Rice.
On April 18, 2018 Shostakovich’s “Lady Macbeth of Mtsenk” and will be followed by Nino Rota’s “Il Cappello di paglia di Firenze” opening on May 11, 2018, starring Celso Albelo.
Giovanni Meoni and Enkhbat Amartuvshin share the title role in Verdi’s “Nabucco” which opens on June 20, 2018. Anna Pirozzi and Riccardo Zanellato round out the cast.
Sergej Prokofiev’s “L’Amour des trois oranges” opens on Oct. 10, 2018, and ends the season. The season will also include Leonardo Vinci’s “Siroe re di Persia” and Nicola De Giosa’s “Don Checco.”
The summer festival will open on July 12, 2018, with Ainoha Arteta and Monica Zanettin sharing the title role of Puccini’s “Tosca.” Brian Jagde sings Cavaradossi and Roberto Frontali sings Scarpia.
On July 17, 2018, Saimir Pirgu, Arturo Chaon-Cruz, George Petean, Enkhbat Amartuvshin, Patrizia Ciofi, Marina Monzo, Nino Surguladze and Andrea Mastroni will star in Verdi’s ‘Rigoletto.”
In September the company will travel to Bangkok to perform Bizet’s “Carmen.”