Articles by Renato Verga

Renato Verga

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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Don Giovanni as “unlimited myth” at La Scala

By , 15 May 2017
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Rare and witty: Vivaldi's L'incoronazione di Dario staged in Turin for the first time

By , 14 April 2017
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A glorious Meistersinger from Harry Kupfer at La Scala

By , 20 March 2017
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Something borrowed: a lacklustre Manon Lescaut in Turin

By , 16 March 2017
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Rossini's Turk in Bologna given in memory of Alberto Zedda

By , 13 March 2017
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Robert Carsen's ravishing staging of Káťa Kabanová arrives in Turin

By , 16 February 2017
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Verdi's last opera nostalgically staged by Damiano Michieletto in Milan

By , 03 February 2017
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An orthodox Pagliacci stands alone in Turin

By , 12 January 2017
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Dido left stranded by the director in Florence

By , 09 January 2017
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Werther's middle-class dream in Rosetta Cucchi's Bologna staging

By , 17 December 2016
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