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 {…}

IMAX Announces Release Dates for Venice & Paris Films in ‘Renée Fleming’s Cities That Sing’ Series

IMAX has announced the new dates for “Renée Fleming’s Cities That Sing” series. First up, “Cities that Sing: Paris” on August 26 for a one-day screening. Meanwhile, “Renée Fleming’s Cities That Sing: Venice,” will show on screens around the United States on September 16. The feature-length films were produced by Tripp Hornick and Elmar Kruse, and directed by Francois-René Martin, {…}