Maggio Musicale Fiorentino Announces Casting Update for ‘Falstaff’

By David Salazar

The Maggio Musicale Fiorentino has made a cast change for its production of “Falstaff.”

The company announced that Rosalia Cid will be performing the role of Nannetta. Cid recently performed with the Orchestra di Padova in a concert featuring Mendelssohn’s Second Symphony. She also performed in a production of “La Sonnambula” at the Semperoper Dresden, as well as “La fina semplice” at the Teatro Maggio Musicale this past January. The soprano has also appeared at such theaters as the Teatro Verdi di Padova, the Teatro alla Scala, the Teatro Fraschini di Pavia, the Fondazione Arturo Toscanini, and Festival della Valle d’Itria, amongst many others.

Cid joins a cast that stars Irina Lungu, Michael Volle, Adriana Di Paola, Claudia Huckle, Markus Werba, Matthew Swensen, Tigran Martirossian, Oronzo D’Urso, and Christian Collia. Daniele Gatti conducts a production that will be revived by Stefania Grazioli.

“Falstaff” opens on June 16 and runs through the 23rd.