Jonathan Tetelman, Maria Agresta, Nina Stemme, Yusif Eyvazov Lead Teatro Massimo di Palermo’s 2023-24 SeasonBy Francisco Salazar
The Teatro Massimo di Palermo has announced its 2023-24 season.
The season opens with Bellini’s “I Capuleti e Montecchi.” Omer Meir Wellber conducts the production by Idan Cohen. The cast includes Maria Kataeva and Anna Pennisi as Romeo and Marina Monzó and Francesca Pia Vitale as Giulietta. Ioan Hotea, Mert Süngü, Marco Spotti, and Gabriele Sagona round out the cast.
Performance Dates: Nov. 22-28, 2023
Verdi’s “Rigoletto” will be conducted by Daniel Oren and will star Amartuvshin Enkhbat, Marco Caria, Ivan Ayon Rivas, Ioan Hotea, Giuliana Gianfaldoni, Caterina Sala, Alexei Kulagin, and Valeria Girardello.
Performance Dates: Jan. 20-28, 2024
Performance Dates: Feb. 16-24, 2024
Thomas Lebrun directs Bizet’s “Les pêcheurs de perle” with Dmitri Korchak, Federica Guida, Davide Luciano, and Ugo Guagliardo. Gabriele Ferro conducts.
Performance Dates: April 14-21, 2024
Richard Wagner’s “Tristan und Isolde” will be conducted by Omer Meir Wellber and directed by Daniele Menghini. Stephen Gould and Nina Stemme star in the ttile roleswith Samuel Sakker and Allison Oakes lternating the leads. The cast also includes Violeta Urmana, Irene Roberts, Dmitry Beloselskiy, Maxim Kuzmin-Karavaev, and Andrei Bondarenko.
Performance Dates: May 19-31, 2024
Alessandro Talevi directs Puccinis’ “Turandot” with Ewa Vesin in the title role. She will be joined Yusif Eyvazov, Martin Muehle, Juliana Grigoryan, Jessica Nuccio, Giorgi Manoshvili, and Adolfo Corrado. Carlo Goldstein conducts.
Performance Dates: Sept. 21-29, 2024
Rossini’s “Elisabetta, Regina d’Inghilterra” is set to star Nino Machaidze, Enea Scala, Ruzil Gatin, Salome Jicia, Veronica Marini, and Martina Myskohlid. Antonino Fogliani conducts the production by Davide Livermore.
Performance Dates: Oct. 22-29, 2024
Mert Süngü sings Händel, Gluck, and Verdi with Omer Meir Wellber
Performance Date: Nov. 15, 2023
Soprano Myrtò Papatanasiu sings an homahe to Maria Callas with arias by Verdi, Donizetti, Bellini, and Puccini. Alessandro Cadario conducts.
Performance Date: Nov. 30, 2023
Lisa Habermann and Oliver Liebl sing the New Year’s Eve concert with Ben Glassberg conducting.
Performance Dates: Dec. 31-Jan. 1, 2024
Ingo Metzmacher and Sara Mingardo team up for Mahler’s Symphony No. 3.
Performance Date: March 2, 2024
Gabriele Ferro conducts Rossini’s Stabat Mater with Carolina López Moreno, Vasilisa Berzhanskaya, Francesco Demuro, and Luca Tittoto.
Performance Date: March 30, 2024