Luciano Pavarotti, Plácido Domingo & Raina Kabaivanska Headline Teatro dell’Opera di Roma’s Streaming Week

By Francisco Salazar

The “Teatro Digitale” dell’Opera di Roma is set to continue this week with several new streams.

It all begins on June 22 with a production of Lehár’s “The Merry Widow” with conductor Daniel Oren leading Mauro Bolognini’s production. The cast includes Raina Kabaivanska, Mikael Melbye, Silvano Pagliuca, Daniela Mazzuccato, Luca Canonici, Andrea Snarski, Maurizio Scarfeo, Angelo Degl’Innocenti, Scilly Fortunato, Fernando Jacopucci, Laura Zanini, Mario Bertolino, Patrizia Dordi, Elio Pandolfi, and Franco Concilio.

Streaming Dates: June 23-25, 2020

During the weekend audiences can check out Puccini’s “Tosca” in a production by Franco Zeffirelli. Plácido Domingo conducts a star-studded cast that includes Ines Salazar in the title role, Luciano Pavarotti as Cavaradossi, Juan Pons as Scarpia, and Enzo Dara as Il sagrestano.

Streaming Dates: June 26-28, 2020

On June 30, Mozart’s “Don Giovanni” will be shown in a production from the 2018-19 season. Jérémie Rhorer conducts Graham Vick’s production, which also stars Alessio Arduini, Juan Francisco Gatell, Vito Priante, Emanuele Cordaro di Masetto, Antonio di Matteo, Maria Grazia Schiavo, Salome Jicia, and Marianne Croux

Streaming Dates: June 30-July 2, 2020

The final stream of the series will be Bizet’s “Carmen.” The production by Valentina Carrasco is conducted by Jesús López Cobos and stars Veronica Simeoni, Roberto Aronica, Alexander Vinogradov, and Rosa Feola.

Streaming Dates: July 3-5, 2020