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Carlo Rizzi, conductor

Carlo Rizzi © Tessa Traeger

Carlo Rizzi’s view from the pit

Carlo Rizzi's talks about directors, audiences and the art of conducting Italian opera ahead of a busy spring schedule.
© Tessa Traeger
© Tessa Traeger
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CardiffWNO Orchestra

WNO Orchestra
Mendelssohn, Bruch, Rachmaninov
Orchestra of Welsh National Opera; Carlo Rizzi; Alexander Sitkovetsky

TokyoNew Japan Philharmonic Subscription concert No.22

New Japan Philharmonic Subscription concert No.22
Berlioz, Respighi, Strauss R.
New Japan Philharmonic Orchestra; Carlo Rizzi

VigoOrquesta Sinfónica de Galicia

Orquesta Sinfónica de Galicia
Pizzetti, Debussy, Strauss R.
Orquesta Sinfónica de Galicia; Carlo Rizzi

CardiffUn ballo in mascheraNew production

Verdi: Un ballo in maschera
Carlo Rizzi; David Pountney; Welsh National Opera; Raimund Bauer; Marie-Jeanne Lecca; Gwyn Hughes Jones; Roland Wood
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Devil takes all in The Met's Mefistofele

Christian Van Horn (Mefistofele_ © Karen Almond | Metropolitan Opera
Mefistofele proves a mixed blessing: good meets evil, devils fight with angels, lovely lyricism alternates with bombast and second-rate material.
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A superb, sinister Hoffmann at Dutch National Opera

Nina Minasyan (Olympia) © Baus
Selectively unearthed from current critical editions, this fabulously performed new Hoffmann plumbs the murky depths of its antihero’s psyche.
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Refined classicism from Rizzi and the ASO

Carlo Rizzi © Tessa Traeger
Carlo Rizzi and Elizabeth Koch Tiscione perform exquisitely in Mozart’s Oboe Concerto with the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra.
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Opera as circus: a controversial Cav & Pag in Rome

Carmela Remigio (Nedda) and Fabio Sartori (Canio) © Yasuko Kageyama | Teatro dell’Opera di Roma
Pippo Delbono, an advocate of experimental theatre, tests the audience's patience at Opera di Roma, masking some enjoyable musical performances.
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