Medici To Stream Salzburg Festival ‘Simon Boccanegra’

By Francisco Salazar
(Credit: SF/ Ruth Walz)

On August 20, 2019 is set to stream Verdi’s “Simon Boccanegra” from the Salzburg Festival.

The new production by Andreas Kriegenburg, is set to be conducted by Valery Gergiev and will star Luca Salsi as Simon Boccanegra, Marina Rebeka as Amelia Grimaldi, René Pape as Jacopo Fiesco, Charles Castronovo as Gabriele Adorno.

The production marks the return of Rebeka to the Salzburg Festival, where she performed “Thais” at the festival; this production also marks the return of Salsi, who has been seen at the festival in a recent production “Aida.”

The production is the latest opera from the Salzburg Festival to be streamed Medici. Mozart’s “Idomeneo” was recently showcased and the streaming service is set to livestream the Bernard Haitink’s final performance with the festival.

The production is set to run until August 29, 2019.