Teatro Grattacielo to Present ‘Fedora’ in NYC for First Time Since 1997

By David Salazar
(Credit: Courtesy of 360 of Opera)

Teatro Grattacielo has announced that it will present Umberto Giordani’s “Fedora” on Oct. 3, 2020 at the Gerald Lynch Theater in New York City.

The opera, which was written by Arturo Colautti, will appear in New York for the first time since 1997 when it starred Mirella Freni at the Metropolitan Opera. This performance will feature soprano Csilla Boross in the title role with tenor Francesco Anile as Loris. Marco Nistico will since De Siriex while soprano Maria Brea will take on Olga. Other cast members include Ruben Casas, Eugenia Forteza, Samuel White, Taehwan Ku, Antoine Hodge, Michael Gracco, Darian Worell, Paolo Buffagni, Rich Agster, and Kinneret Ely.

Conductor Israel Gursky will lead the Teatro Grattacielo Orchestra.

In addition to announcing the opera to celebrate its 26th anniversary, Teatro Grattacielo’s directors Duane Printz and Stefanos Koroneos, as well as Board President Enzo Pizzimenti, announced the Camerata Bardi Vocal Academy, the company’s own Young Arist Studio and Educational Outreach.