Q & A: Andrea Marcon On Baroque Opera & The Rebuilding Of Venice’s Teatro San Cassiano

With the proposal to reconstruct the world’s first public opera house, Venice’s Teatro San Cassiano, developing apace, OperaWire took the opportunity to meet up with its artistic director, Andrea Marcon, to discuss his aims, justifications, expectations, and hopes for the project. Marcon is one of the world’s leading exponents of baroque repertoire and has conducted performances across the globe, from {…}

Mozart’s ‘Requiem’ Opens Granada Festival in Tribute to COVID-19 Victims

The 69th Grenada Festival opened its 32-day extravaganza of music with a solemn performance of Mozart’s “Requiem” at the Granada Cathedral. Soloists soprano Katharina Konradi, countertenor Carlos Mena, tenor Xabier Anduaga and bass-baritone Carlos Álvarez joined the Grenada Symphony Orchestra under the baton of conductor Andrea Marcon. The Archbishopric of Granda co-produced the performance with “la Caixa” Foundation. “la Caixa” {…}