Triple Bill of Broadcasts on Saturday Include ‘Don Carlo,’ ‘Nabucco’ From Verona

It’s going to be a busy day for opera lovers this Saturday with three major showcases on a television.

First up is a performance of “Don Carlo” from La Scala starring Ferruccio Furlanetto, Stuart Neil, Dalibor Jenis, Anatolij Kotscherga, Fiorenza Celodins, and Dolora Zajick on RAI Cinque. The showcase kicks off at 4 p.m. in Europe. The performance was conducted by Daniele Gatti.

At 8 p.m., Euro audiences can check out the Concours Fondation Polycarpe from Opera Liège on RTBF (Radio et Télévision Belge Francophone). The broadcast will be of the finals of the competition

Finally, the events come to a close with a live stream transmission of Verdi’s “Nabucco” from the Arena di Verona on ARTE. That performance stars baritone George Gagnidze in the title role. Daniel Oren conducts a cast that also includes Paolo Antognetti, Rafal Siwek, Rubens Pelizzari, Susanna Branchini, Nino Surguladze, Elena Borin, and Nicolò Ceriani.

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David Salazar
Prior to creating OperaWire, DAVID SALAZAR, (Editor-in-Chief) worked as a reporter for Latin Post where he interviewed major opera stars including Placido Domingo, Anna Netrebko, Vittorio Grigolo, Diana Damrau and Rolando Villazon among others. His 2014 interview with opera star Kristine Opolais was cited in a New York Times Review. He also had the opportunity of interviewing numerous Oscar nominees, Golden Globe winners and film industry giants such as Guillermo del Toro, Oscar Isaac and John Leguizamo among others. David holds a Masters in Media Management from Fordham University. During his time at Fordham, he studied abroad at the Jagiellonian University in Poland. He also holds a dual bachelor’s from Hofstra University in Film Production and Journalism.

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