Teatro dell’Opera di Roma Announces Casting Update for ‘Turandot’

By Francisco Salazar
(Credit: Frances Marshall)

The Teatro dell’Opera di Roma has announced a casting update for its upcoming production of “Turandot.”

The company noted that Michael Fabiano will take over the role of Calaf with Angelo Villari singing performances on March 25, 27, 29, and 31, 2022.

The production will mark Fabiano’s role debut as Calaf as well as his company debut. The tenor has recently performed in productions of “La Bohème,” Tosca,” and “Carmen.” This season the tenor will also sing in productions of “Carmen” at the Washington National Opera, San Fe Opera, and Luxembourg and “Eugene Onegin” at the Teatro San Carlo di Napoli.

The tenor will join a cast that includes Oksana Dyka, Francesca Dotto, and Antonio di Mateo. The second cast will be led by Ewa Vesin, Marco Spotti, and Adriana Ferfecka.

“Turandot” opens on March 22 and runs through March 31, 2022.