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Performer: Francesco Castoro

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MunichFalstaff

Falstaff
Verdi: Falstaff
Pinchas Steinberg; Mateja Koležnik; Bavarian State Opera; Raimund Orfeo Voigt; Ana Savić-Gecan; Wolfgang Koch; Olga Bezsmertna

CopenhagenLa traviata

Verdi: La traviata
Richard Farnes; David Radok; Royal Danish Opera; Gisela Stille; Francesca Dotto; Francesco Castoro; Matteo Lippi

NaplesI puritaniNew production

Bellini: I puritani
Gabriele Ferro; Emilio Sagi; Teatro di San Carlo; Daniel Bianco; Pepa Ojanguren; Francesco Demuro; Francesco Castoro

BolognaLucrezia BorgiaNew production

Donizetti: Lucrezia Borgia
Andriy Yurkevych; Silvia Paoli; Teatro Comunale di Bologna; Andrea Belli; Giuliana Giannino; Mirco Palazzi; Yolanda Auyanet

BolognaLa bohème

Puccini: La bohème
Francesco Ivan Ciampa; Graham Vick; Teatro Comunale di Bologna; Benedetta Torre; Karen Gardeazabal; Ramë Lahaj; Francesco Castoro
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A metatheatrical take on Enrico di Borgogna in Bergamo

Anna Bonitatibus (Enrico) © Gianfranco Rota
A clever production enlivens a rare, early opera at the Donizetti Opera Festival. A fantastic cast and a great period orchestra seal a resounding success under the lead of Alessandro De Marchi.
*****
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Verdi's last opera nostalgically staged

Ambrogio Maestri (Falstaff) © Marco Brescia & Rudy Amisano | Teatro alla Scala
The 2013 Salzburg production of Damiano Michieletto's Falstaff finally arrives in Milan where the director sets the opera in “Casa Verdi”, the Milanese residence for elderly singers and musicians.
****1
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A busted straight: La Scala's La fanciulla del West

Barbara Haveman (Minnie) © Marco Brescia & Rudy Amisano | Teatro alla Scala
La Scala might not have had all the right cards in its garter Tuesday night to prevent ending up holding aces and spaces, but it’s hard to play without a full deck in the first place.
****1
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Jesting aside: La Scala revives Giordano's La cena delle beffe

Kristin Lewis (Ginevra) © Marco Brescia & Rudy Amisano | Teatro alla Scala
A revival of a verismo rarity: Umberto Giordano's La cene delle beffe at La Scala. 
****1
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