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March 2018
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RomeKylián, Inger, Forsythe

Mozart, Various
Jiří Kylián; Johan Inger; William Forsythe; Ballo del Teatro dell'Opera di Roma

RomeDer fliegende Holländer

Wagner: Der fliegende Holländer (The Flying Dutchman)
Mikko Franck; Iain Paterson; Amber Wagner; Matti Salminen; Robert Dean Smith

RomeCavalleria rusticana / PagliacciNew production

Mascagni, Leoncavallo
Carlo Rizzi; Pippo Delbono; Teatro dell'Opera di Roma; Sergio Tramonti; Giusi Giustino; Anita Rachvelishvili; Martina Belli

RomeHaydn, Verdi, Shostakovich

Haydn, Verdi, Shostakovich
Orchestra dell'Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia; Yuri Temirkanov; Coro dell'Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia


Puccini: Tosca
Jordi Bernàcer; Alessandro Talevi; Teatro dell'Opera di Roma; Stefano Ranzani; Adolf Hohenstein; Virginia Tola

RomeRimsky-Korsakov, Rachmaninov, Tchaikovsky

Rimsky-Korsakov, Rachmaninov, Tchaikovsky
Orchestra dell'Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia; Yuri Temirkanov; Nikolai Lugansky
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An adventurous La Damnation de Faust in Rome

Alex Esposito (Méphistophélès) © Yasuko Kageyama | Teatro dell'Opera di Roma
Michieletto's production for the Teatro dell'Opera in Rome is fresh, intelligent and destined to go down as one of his best. 
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Comedy and drama in Auber's Fra Diavolo: a balance well obtained at Opera di Roma

John Osborn (Fra Diavolo), Jean-Luc Ballestra (Giacomo) and Nicola Pamio (Beppo) © Yasuo Kageyama | Opera di Roma
The Mediterranean setting of Auber's work is recreated by director Giorgio Barberio Corsetti with its intriguing teatro-immagine, where video projections and virtual reality are predominant.
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Grace and delirium: Michieletto's Viaggio lands in Rome

© Clärchen & Matthias Baus | Dutch National Opera (2015)
Lord Sidney's contemplation of the insanity of the world seems to be the impetus for this delirious production. So endless is its stream of gags that to attend this show is to be left feeling exhausted.
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Pappano releases the shackles

Rachel Willis-Sørensen, Simon O'Neill and Sir Antonio Pappano © Riccardo Musacchio & Flavio Ianniello
Released from the incarceration of directorial prison walls, Fidelio can still make a most powerful impact on the concert platform.
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Stripping away the varnish: Tosca in Rome

Claudio Sgura (Scarpia) and Virginia Tola (Tosca) © Yasuko Kageyama | Opera di Roma 2014-15
The visual results are stunning, though an uneven cast made this a performance with clear weaknesses as well as strengths. Aquiles Machado's Cavaradossi, on the other hand, was an indubitable revelation.
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A gloomy but effective Rigoletto in Rome

Piero Pretti (Il duca di Mantova) © Corrado Maria Falsini | Teatro dell-Opera di Roma
Leo Muscato's new production of Rigoletto was the first in Rome since conductor Riccardo Muti resigned in September, denouncing a lack of "serenity". 
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