Anna Pirozzi, Arturo Chacón-Cruz Headline Concert Performance of ‘I Due Foscari’ in Paris

(Credit: Victor Santi) La Salle Gaveau in Paris has announced an upcoming concert performance of Giuseppe Verdi’s “I Due Foscari.” The opera will star Plácido Domingo in the role of Francesco Foscari, Anna Pirozzi as Lucrezia Contarini, Arturo Chacón-Cruz in the role of Jacopo Foscari, and Emanuele Cordaro as Loredano. Mathieu Herzog will conduct the Ensemble Appasionato. La Salle Gaveau {…}

Andreas Schager & Alexander Vinogradov Join New Year Gala Concert At Deutsche Oper

(Credits: Andreas Schager official website / Polina Plotnikova) The Deutsche Oper Berlin has announced that heldentenor Andreas Schager and Russian bass Alexander Vinogradov will take part in the New Year Gala concert on Jan. 2, 2021. Schager and Vinogradov will join a cast that includes Sara Jakubiak, Anna Pirozzi, Aigul Akhmetshina, and Amartuvshin Enkhbat. The Australian-born Kapellmeister of the Deutsche {…}

Festival Verdi 2019 To Feature Four Classic Works In Critical Editions

As part of their ongoing mission of celebrating one of opera’s most beloved composers, the Festival Verdi has given a preview of its 2019 program. While more details will be announced in January, the four operas for the upcoming festival will be “I Due Foscari,” “Luisa Miller,” “Aida,” and “Nabucco.” The Festival Verdi is organized by the Teatro Regio di Parma, and general director Anna {…}