Saioa Hernández Headlines Teatro dell’Opera di Roma’s ‘Tosca’

By Francisco Salazar
(Credit: Fabrizio Sansoni-Teatro dell’Opera di Roma)

The Teatro dell’Opera di Roma is set to revive a production of Puccini’s “Tosca.”

The production, which was introduced in 2015 and directed by Alessandro Talevi, will be revived by Arianna Salzano. Paolo Arrivabeni will conduct the opera with Saioa Hernández in the title role making her Opera di Roma debut.

She will be joined by Roberto Frontali as Barone Scarpia and Vittorio Grigolo  who will sing Cavaradossi. The cast will also include Roberto Abbondanza (Sagrestano), Luciano Leoni (Cesare Angelotti), Saverio Fiore (Spoletta).

“Tosca” will open on Dec. 4  and will be transmitted on Rai Radio3. The opera will also be shown on Dec. 7, 9, and 12. The opera will also return on November 2, 3, and 4, 2022 with the same cast. The company recently presented two world premieres including “Julius Cesar,” and “Acquaprofonda”