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LUCIANO PAVAROTTI WILL HAVE HIS OWN STAR ON HOLLYWOOD’S WALK OF FAME

There will be a new Star on Hollywood’s Walk of Fame: that of the great Italian tenor Luciano Pavarotti, who died in 2007 at the age of 71. As usual, the Star will be assigned by Hollywood’s Chamber of Commerce. The laying ceremony is scheduled for 24 August 2022 at 11:30 am (Los Angeles time) at 7065 Hollywood Boulevard, with live broadcasting on walkoffame.com. The tenor’s daughter, Cristina Pavarotti, will attend the ceremony and receive the prestigious award, also on behalf of the other...

MITO SETTEMBREMUSICA 2022: “LIGHTS”

In a joint statement, Stefano Lo Russo (Mayor of Torino) and Giuseppe Sala (Mayor of Milano) declared that «the ‘light’ is back with the return of MITO SettembreMusica, after two years of restrictions due to the Coronavirus pandemic. […] At last, in 2022, the classical (and beyond) music that unites the cities of Milano and Torino is back in full swing. Back are orchestras, ensembles and artists from all over the world. Musical curiosity abounds...

FRANCESCO MICHELI TO MAKE HIS DEBUT IN GLYNDEBOURNE WITH “ALCINA”

Francesco Micheli is the fourth Italian director to stage a new opera production in the 88-year-long history of the Glyndebourne Festival, the famous event that takes place in the county of East Sussex, in Southeast England. For his debut at the 2022 edition of the Festival, Micheli will be staging Georg Friedrich Händel’s Alcina. The show, scheduled for the summer of 2020 and postponed due to Covid-19 restrictions, will be on stage from Saturday 2...

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...