Teatro La Fenice 2019-20 Review: A Hand Of Bridge/Bluebeard’s Castle

(Credit: Michele Crosera) The Teatro La Fenice’s pairing of Bartok’s “Bluebeard’s Castle” and Samuel Barber’s “A Hand of Bridge” certainly made for an interesting and unusual double bill, although the relationship between the works was not immediately evident. This was recognized by the director Fabio Ceresa who explored possible connections, but finding none, opted to stage them as two distinct, {…}

Carmela Remigio, Roberta Mantegna & Luca Salsi Headline Teatro La Fenice’s 2019-20 Season

The Teatro La Fenice has announced its 2019-20 season featuring a number of productions and concerts. Opera  Alex Esposito, Piero Pretti, Julian Kim, and Maria Agresta star in Verdi’s “Don Carlo.” Myung-Whun Chung conducts a production by Robert Carsen. Performance Dates: Nov. 24-Dec. 7, 2019 Enrico Calesso conducts a new production of Carlo Collodi’s “Pinocchio.” Gianmaria Aliverta directs the production in a new version with Silvia Frigato {…}