Maggio Musicale Fiorentino to Film ‘Cosi Fan Tutte’ Starring Valentina Naforniţa & Thomas Hampson

By Francisco Salazar

The Maggio musicale Fiorentino is set to livestream a new production of Mozart’s “Cosi fan tutte.

The new production by Sven-Eric Bechtolf will be filmed without an audience on March 28 and will premiere online in the coming months.

Zubin Mehta conducts the opera which is set to star Valentina Naforniţa as Fiordiligi, Vasilisa Berzhanskaya as Dorabella, Matthew Swensen as Ferrando, Mattia Olivieri as Guglielmo, Benedetta Torre as Despina, and Thomas Hampson as Don Alfonso.

The new production will have sets by Julian Crouch, Costumes by Kevin Pollard, lighting Alex Brok, and video design by Josh Higgason.

The production is the latest in a series of operas that the Maggio Musicale records. The company recently presented performances of “Linda di Chamonix” and “Otello” through streaming in collaboration with Dynamic. It also recorded a new production of “Rigoletto” with Luca Salsi and Javier Camarena, which is set to be released in the coming month.