Oksana Dyka, Carmela Remigio & Alessio Arduini To Feature In Teatro La Fenice’s 2018-19 SeasonBy Francisco Salazar
The Teatro la Fence has announced its 2018-19 season and will present a number of repertoire staples and rare gems. The season will also include a divide itself between the Teatro Malibran and Teatro La Fenice. Here is a look at the productions and concerts that will be held during the season.
Verdi’s “Macbeth” opens the season in a new production by Damiano Michieletto. Luca Salsi takes on the title role alongside Simon Lim and Stefano Secco. Myung-Whun Chung conducts.
Performance Dates: Nov. 23-Dec. 1 2018
Francesca Sassu stars in the title role of Verdi’s “La Traviata” with Matteo Lippi and Luca Grassi rounding out the cast. Sesto Quatrini conducts. The production returns with Francesca Dotto and Ivan Ayon Rivas in the Spring and Claudia Pavone singing the title role in the autumn.
Performance Dates: Jan. 4-Feb. 3, 2019 & March 27-April 6, 2019 & Oct. 24-Nov. 3, 2019
Piero Pretti and Sonia Ganassi sing the lead roles in Massenet’s “Werther” with Guillaume Tourniaire conducting the production from the Teatro Comunale di Bologna.
Performance Dates: Jan. 25-Feb. 2, 2019
Federico Maria Sardelli conducts Mozart’s “Il Sogno di Scipione” in a new production by Elena Barbalich and Dominique Pitoiset.
Performance Dates: Feb. 8-16, 2019
Federico Maria Sardelli also conducts Mozart’s “Il Re Pastore” in a new production by Alessio Pizzech.
Performance Dates: Feb. 15-27, 2019
Omar Montanari stars in Rossini’s “L’Italiana in Algeri” in a new production Bepi Morassi. Giancarlo Andretta condcuts.
Performance Dates: Feb. 24-March, 2019
Albinoni’s “La Statira” makes a rare appearance in a new production with the Progetto Opera Giovani.
Performance Dates: March 7-9, 2019
A second Albinoni work gets a new production with the Progetto Opera Giovani. This time it will be “Pimpinone.” As cast will be announced a later point.
Performance Dates: March 21-23, 2019
Marco Berti and Carmela Remigio headline a revival of Verdi’s “Otello” with Myung-Whun Chung conducting.
Performance Dates: March 22-April 7, 2019
Lucia Cirillo sings the title role in Vivaldi’s “Dorilla in Tempe” with Diego Fasolis conducting a new production by Fabio Ceresa.
Performance Dates: April 23-May 5, 2019
Oksana Dyka sings the title role in Puccini’s “Turandot” with Andrea Carè and Walter Fraccaro alternating the role of Calaf. Carmela Remigio is Liù. Daniele Callegari conducts the new production, which is set to be a part of the Biennale Arte 2019.
Performance Dates: May 10-29, 2019
Performance Dates: June 18-June 30, 2019
Alvise Casellati conducts a revival of Rossini’s “La Scala di Seta.”
Performance Dates: Sept. 20-Oct.8, 2019