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MICHIELETTO MAKES HIS DEBUT AT THE THÉÂTRE DES CHAMPS-ELYSÉES DIRECTING HÄNDEL’S GIULIO CESARE IN EGITTO

«A lonely and somewhat clumsy man, who can’t do one thing right». This is how Damiano Michieletto describes the lead character of Georg Friedrich Händel’s Giulio Cesare in Egitto, the opera that marks his debut at the Théâtre des Champs-Elysées, on stage beginning Wednesday 11 May. The Italian director will be returning to Paris where, at the Opéra National, he staged his acclaimed Barbiere di Siviglia in 2014 (with several revivals), a new production of Samson et Dalila in 2016,...

RAFFAELE PE TO MAKE A DOUBLE DEBUT IN JUNE IN THE UK

Raffaele Pe makes his debut in the title role of Händel’s Tamerlano at The Grange Festival and sings for the first time at London's Wigmore Hall: a double debut in June in the UK for the Italian countertenor.   Internationally recognized as one of the best interpreters of Handelian operas, Raffaele Pe returns to sing at The Grange Festival playing for the first time the part of the Tatar emperor Tamerlano in Händel’s eponymous opera, after his success as...

ORFEO ED EURIDICE: THE REDISCOVERY OF LOVE ACCORDING TO DAMIANO MICHIELETTO

«It’s a journey into the discovery of love, or better, the rediscovery of love. A love giving us new eyes, and a new vision of our beloved one». This is how Damiano Michieletto describes his new production of Orfeo ed Euridice by Christoph Willibald Gluck, on stage at the Komische Oper in Berlin, beginning Sunday 23 January 2022. The opera, a co-production with the Spoleto Festival, marks Damiano Michieletto’s return to the Komische Oper, where in 2016 he...

OKSANA LYNIV TO BECOME MUSIC DIRECTOR OF THE TEATRO COMUNALE DI BOLOGNA

She was the first female conductor to perform in the Wagnerian temple of Bayreuth, and she is now the first woman at the head of an Italian Opera and Symphony Foundation. Oksana Lyniv has been nominated Music Director of the Teatro Comunale di Bologna, and her three-year engagement beginning in January 2022 includes at least two operas and two concerts for season. In Bologna, with the Orchestra del Comunale, Lyniv made her Italian debut last March...

MICHELE MARIOTTI TO MAKE HIS DEBUT AT VIENNA’S STAATSOPER WITH IL BARBIERE DI SIVIGLIA

The new production of Gioachino Rossini’s Il Barbiere di Siviglia, on stage from 28 September to 14 October 2021, is marking the debut of Orchestra conductor Michele Mariotti on the podium of the Wiener Staatsoper. Mariotti, who was initially supposed to make his debut at the Vienna State Opera in 2020 by conducting a revival of Guillaume Tell, followed by a new production of Ballo in Maschera – both cancelled due to the health emergency – is about to...

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MICHIELETTO BRINGS NOSTALGIA ON STAGE WITH HIS PRODUCTION OF DER ROSENKAVALIER IN VILNIUS

A new production of Richard Strauss’ Der Rosenkavalier (The Knight of the Rose), staged by Damiano Michieletto, is about to open in Vilnius. Initially scheduled for the Spring of 2020 at the Théâtre de la Monnaie in Brussels – which is co-producing the show with the Teatro Comunale di Bologna and the Lithuanian National Opera – it was then cancelled due to the pandemic. The premiere is scheduled on Friday 3 September at 6.30 pm at Vilnius Opera House....

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MICHIELETTO BRINGS NOSTALGIA ON STAGE WITH HIS PRODUCTION OF DER ROSENKAVALIER IN VILNIUS

A new production of Richard Strauss’ Der Rosenkavalier (The Knight of the Rose), staged by Damiano Michieletto, is about to open in Vilnius. Initially scheduled for the Spring of 2020 at the Théâtre de la Monnaie in Brussels – which is co-producing the show with the Teatro Comunale di Bologna and the Lithuanian National Opera – it was then cancelled due to the pandemic. The premiere is scheduled on Friday 3 September at Vilnius Opera House. Sesto Quatrini, the...

MARIOTTI APPOINTED MUSICAL DIRECTOR OF THE TEATRO DELL’OPERA DI ROMA

Michele Mariotti has been appointed Musical Director of the Teatro dell’Opera di Roma. The assignment, lasting four years, will be assumed by the conductor starting from 1 November 2022 and will involve the direction of at least three opera titles for each season.   «We have all changed. This strange and dramatic period that the pandemic has brought on us has deeply changed both our individual habits and our shared community. I welcome the chance to be...

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A SPANISH TOUR FOR DANIELE GATTI AND THE MAHLER CHAMBER ORCHESTRA

Maestro Daniele Gatti is back on the podium of the Mahler Chamber Orchestra for a Spanish concert tour dedicated to Robert Schumann’s Symphonies. Gatti has been Artistic Advisor of the European “nomad” ensemble created in 1997 by Claudio Abbado since 2016 and all the concerts will be held with live audience, in line with the Spanish rules for the control of the pandemic.   The first event is scheduled on Sunday 11 April at 7pm in the...

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A DOUBLE STREAMING, FROM DRESDEN AND PARIS, FOR DANIELE GATTI

Two great European orchestras like the Sächsische Staatskapelle of Dresden and the Orchestre National de France for a double streaming featuring Daniele Gatti. Two simultaneous events are scheduled on Friday 12 March at 8pm, on MDR Klassik and on France Musique, both recorded by the Italian conductor over the last few days in Dresden and in Paris. From the Semperoper of the German city, leading one of the world’s oldest orchestras, founded in 1545, Daniele Gatti is presenting two of Robert Schumann’s works: the...