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Performer: Gabriele Viviani

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SevilleUn ballo in maschera

© Michele Crosera
Verdi: Un ballo in maschera
Francesco Ivan Ciampa; Gianmaria Aliverta; Teatro de la Maestranza; Massimo Checchetto; Carlos Tieppo; Ramón Vargas; Gabriele Viviani
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Francesca da Rimini returns to La Scala

Maria José Siri (Francesca) and Marcelo Puente (Paolo) © Brescia & Amisano | Teatro alla Scala
The use in the score of ancient musical instruments is what differentiates this work: pifferi, a lute, a “viola pomposa” give this work a distinctive flavour.
****1
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Sublime La bohème with Gustavo Dudamel

This is a well-oiled operatic machine, with all of the cogs whirring. Act I's garret crackles and pops in a slick stream of gags both familiar and new.
*****
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Clattering cherry blossom: ROH Madama Butterfly

Kristine Opolais offers a nuanced, moving Cio-Cio-San in a solid revival of Moshe Leiser and Patrice Caurier’s sepia and cream production of Madama Butterfly at the Royal Opera.
***11
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Nello Santi leads a powerful Andrea Chénier

In this production of Andrea Chénier, love, liberty, revolution and death are all ingredients to create strong emotions: with a final ovation for the conductor.
****1
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Wiener Festwochen's new Traviata: The wood and the trees

Deborah Warner’s new production of La Traviata for the Wiener Festwochen is dotted with dramatic ideas to much the same extent as flowers are strewn and champagne is uncorked in the Act I ‘Brindisi’ (drinking song), which is to say sparingly.
***11
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Cavalleria rusticana / Pagliacci de Michieletto triunfan en Barcelona

© A. Bofill | Gran Teatre del Liceu

Una propuesta escénica que engloba referentes provincianos del sur de Italia en estas dos joyas del verismo en un mismo mundo y con una belleza casi fílmica

*****
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