Festival Verdi to Present 2023 Gala

By Francisco Salazar

On Oct. 10, the Festival Verdi is set to present a Gala Verdiano in honor of the composer’s 210th birthday.

Omer Meir Wellber will conduct the Filarmonica Arturo Toscanini and the Coro del Teatro Regio di Parma with soloists Eleonora Buratto, Clementine Margaine, Gregory Kunde, and Michele Pertusi.

The gala, which will be held at the Teatro Regio di Parma, will be live streamed in collaboration with OperaVision where audiences will be able to see the concert for free until April 10, 2024.

The program is set to include music from “I Vespri siciliani,” “Otello,” “Macbeth,” “Ernani,” “I Lombardi alla prima Crociata,” “Nabucco,” “Aida,” and “Don Carlo.”