Mariangela Sicilia, Luciano Ganci & Mojca Erdmann Lead Teatro Filarmonico’s 2024 Season

Verona’s Teatro Filarmonico has announced its 2024 season. Opera Mozart’s “Die Zauberflöte” will be conducted by Gianna Fratta and directed by Ivan Stefanutti. The opera will star Alexander Vinogradov, Matteo Mezzaro, Anna Siminska, Gilda Fiume, Giulia Bolcato, Michele Patti, and Matteo Macchioni. Performance Dates: Jan. 21-Jan. 28, 2024 Puccini’s “La Rondine” will be conducted by Alvise Casellati and directed by {…}

Bejun Mehta, Sophie Rennert, Francesca Ascioti & Giuseppina Bridelli Headline Innsbruck Festival of Early Music’s 2022 Season

(Credit: Innsbruck Festival of Early Music official website) The Innsbruck Festival of Early Music has announced its 2022 season, featuring three operas and a number of concerts. For the purpose of this article we will focus on the vocal works. Here is a full slate. Operas  Carl Heinrich Graun’s opera “Silla” spotlights Bejun Mehta, Eleonora Bellocci, Valer Sabadus, Roberta Invernizzi, {…}

Settimane Musicale 2018 Festival Review – L’Inganno Felice: Director Alberto Triola Finds Way to Use Ancient Theater Beautifully For Youthful Rossini Work

Vicenza’s Teatro Olimpico, designed by Palladio in 1580, is Europe’s oldest indoor theater. It is based on Vitruvius’s description of the theatres of Ancient Rome, and therefore, Classical in style. It has an elliptical, steeply-raked seating space as found in Ancient Greek and Roman open-air theatres, which provides for unrestricted views of the stage. Its auditorium is decorated by plaster {…}