The Teatro Massimo Bellini in Catania, Italy has announced the opening night for its 2025 season.
The company noted that in co-production with the Teatro di Zagabria and Teatro la Coruña, the company will present a production of Verdi’s “Otello” by Giancarlo Del Monaco which is set to be conducted by Fabrizio Maria Carminati.
The cast will be headlined by Gaston Rivero in the title role of Otello alongside Lana Kos and Elena Mosuc alternating the role of Desdemona. The cast will be rounded out by Franco Vassallo as the villainous Jago.
The opera is set to be presented from Jan. 21 to 29, 2022.
The announcement comes as the company recently revealed the 2022-23 season as well as the 2023-24 seasons. The upcoming 2022-23 season will open with “La bohème” while the 2023-24 season will open with “Turandot.”