(Credit: Victor Santiago)
The Teatro Antica di Taormina has announced its 2020 festival featuring cinema, art, music, and ballet.
For this article, we will only focus on the Italian festival’s operatic offerings.
In celebration of Beethoven’s 250th anniversary, Diego Matheuz conducts Beethoven’s Symphony No. 9 with Maria Pia Piscitelli, Laura Verrecchia, Antonio Poli, and Carlo Cigni.
Performance Date: July 24, 2020
Irina Lungu sings the title role in Verdi’s “La Traviata” alongside Stefan Pop and Franco Vassallo. Fabrizio Maria Carminati conducts the concert performance with the Orchestra e coro del Teatro Massimo Vincenzo Bellini di Catania.
Performance Date: July 30, 2020
“Carmina Burana” is set to be conducted by Dario Lucantoni with soloists Eleonora Bellocci, Shalva Mukeria, and Franco Vassallo.
Performance Date: August 12, 2020
Fabrizio Maria Carminati conducts Anna Pirozzi, Fabio Sartori, Veronica Simeoni, and Simone Piazzola in a concert with music by Puccini, Cilea, and Verdi.
Performance Date: August 14, 2020
I tre tenori dall’Opera al Musical and Le Div4s perform music by Puccini, Verdi, Mascagni, Donizetti, Bernstein, Webber, and Morricone.
Performance Date: August 27, 2020