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Articles by Renato Verga

Renato Verga
Renato Verga

On the female condition: two 20th-century operas in Turin

By , 17 May 2018
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A traditional Il corsaro revived in Piacenza

By , 07 May 2018
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Breaking with Verismo: Zandonai's Francesca da Rimini returns to La Scala

By , 16 April 2018
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Don Pasquale, or, The Revenge of the Dead Mother

By , 05 April 2018
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La Gioconda in Modena: a popularly acclaimed, small-town grand opera

By , 27 March 2018
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Turin's Orpheus does not ascend to Heaven

By , 15 March 2018
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Mourning becomes Orpheus: Gluck at La Scala

By , 25 February 2018
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La Fenice's superb new Widow is always Merry, even without sequins and ostrich feathers

By , 04 February 2018
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Fledermaus debuts at La Scala but misses some sparkle

By , 22 January 2018
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An enigmatic Turandot in Stefano Poda's dream staging at the Teatro Regio in Turin

By , 17 January 2018
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Andrea Chénier in Milan: tradition triumphs at La Scala's season opener

By , 08 December 2017
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Il borgomastro di Saardam: Donizetti's opera buffa revived in Bergamo

By , 27 November 2017
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Falstaff in Turin: elegant, but with little mass

By , 17 November 2017
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The memory of Baroque: Sciarrino's Ti vedo, ti sento, mi perdo at La Scala

By , 15 November 2017
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La rondine: a flimsy work in pastel colours in Florence

By , 23 October 2017
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Comedy and drama in Auber's Fra Diavolo: a balance well obtained at Opera di Roma

By , 15 October 2017
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Demons and angels: Der Freischütz at La Scala

By , 11 October 2017
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A melancholy Falstaff at the Verdi Festival in Parma

By , 02 October 2017
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Plácido Domingo returns to La Scala in Handel's Tamerlano

By , 14 September 2017
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From Scotland to Sicily: Macbeth in the deep south in Emma Dante's staging in Turin

By , 22 June 2017
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