Nino Machaidze, Asmik Grigorian & Enea Scala Lead Teatro Massimo di Palermo’s 2022-23 SeasonBy Francisco Salazar
The Teatro Massimo di Palermo has announced its 2022-23 season.
The season opens with the new creation “Kaiserrequiem” by Omer Meir Wellber and Marco Gandini. The work, which unites “Der Kaiser von Atlantis” by Viktor Ullman and the Mozart’s Requiem will be conducted by Omer Meir Wellber and directed by Marco Gandini. Markus Werba, Karl Huml, Antonio Gares, Cameron Becker, Lavinia Bini, and Julia Rutigliano star.
Performance Dates: Nov. 8 & 9, 2022
Verdi’s “La Traviata“ will be conducted by Carlo Goldstein and directed by Mario Pontiggia. Nino Machaidze and Jessica Nuccio share the title role alongside Nicola Alaimo, Francesco Vultaggio, and Saimir Pirgu.
Performance Dates: Jan. 17-24, 2023
Michele Pertusi, René Barbera, Giuliana Gianfaldoni, and Markus Werba lead Donizetti’s “Don Pasquale” with Michele Spotti conducting the production by Damiano Michieletto.
Performance Dates: Feb. 17-23, 2023
Lorenzo Passerini conducts Bellini’s “Norma” with Ugo Giacomazzi and Luigi Di Gangi directing. Marina Rebeka and Desirée Rancatore will share the title role.
Performance Dates: April 16-23, 2023
Director Omer Meir Wellber conducts Tchaikovsky’s “Eugene Onegin” with Johannes Erath directing. Carmen Giannattasio, Natalia Tanasii, Ekaterina Sergeeva, Artur Rucinski, Nikolai Zemlianskikh, Saimir Pirgu, and Giorgi Manoshvili lead the cast.
Performance Dates: May 19-25, 2023
The company will go on tour with “La bohème” and “La Traviata.”
Performance Dates: June 2023
Christoph Willibald Gluck’s “Orfeo ed Euridice” will be conducted by Gabriele Ferro.
Performance Dates: Sept. 19-26, 2023
Riccardo Muti and Chiara Muti team up for Mozart’s “Don Giovanni.” The cast will include Luca Micheletti, Maria Grazia Schiavo, Mariangela Sicilia, Giovanni Sala, Alessandro Luongo, Francesca Di Sauro, Leon Košavić, and Vittorio De Campo.
Performance Dates: Oct. 24-Nov. 2, 2023
The company will have a Requiem for the victims of the Mafia with Alessandro Cadario conducting Desirée Rancatore, Giulio Pelligra, Raffaella Lupinacci, and Roberto Scandiuzzi.
Performance Date: Nov. 12, 2022
Ben Glassberg and Enea Scala perform alongside the Orchestra and Coro of the Teatro Massimo.
Performance Date: Nov. 18, 2022
Manuela Ranno conducts the opera gala with Enea Scala and Federica Guida.
Performance Date: Nov. 27, 2022
Omer Meir Wellber conducts Hila Baggio and Ernesto Tomasini in Cabaret!
Performance Date: Dec. 4, 2022
Marc Albrecht conducts Mahler’s Symphony No. 5
Performance Date: Jan. 29, 2023
Gabriele Ferro conducts the Orchestra and chorus of the Teatro Massimo.
Performance Date: March 26, 2023
Henrik Nánási and Asmik Grigorian perform in concert with the Orchestra del Teatro Massimo.
Performance Date: June 1, 2023
Sollima will conduct Giovanni Sollima’s “Stabat Mater.”
Performance Date: Oct. 7, 2023