Teatro la Fenice to Perform Vivaldi’s ‘Ottone in Villa’

By Francisco Salazar

Opera will return to the Teatro la Fenice on July 10 with a new production of Vivaldi’s “Ottone in Villa.”

The new production will be conducted by Diego Fasolis and star Giulia Semenzato, Sonia Prina, Lucia Cirillo, Valentino Buzza, and Michela Antenucci. Giovanni Di Cicco will direct the production with set designs by Massimo Checchetto, costumes by Carlos Tieppo, and lighting design by Fabio Barettin.

The production was imagined following safety regulations by the government due to COVID-19.

In total there will be four performances on July 10, 12, 14, and 15. The July 14 will be live-streamed via Culturebox and recorded bt Oxymore Productions. Rai Radio 3 will also broadcast the opera.

The Teatro la Fenice opened earlier this month with chamber music concerts and recitals.