Performer: Leo Nucci

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MilanSimon Boccanegra

Verdi: Simon Boccanegra
Myung-Whun Chung; Federico Tiezzi; Teatro alla Scala; Pier Paolo Bisleri; Giovanna Buzzi; Leo Nucci; Krassimira Stoyanova

ZürichLuisa Miller

Verdi: Luisa Miller
Riccardo Frizza; Damiano Michieletto; Zurich Opera; Paolo Fantin; Carla Teti; Leo Nucci; Maria Agresta

Los AngelesRigoletto

Verdi: Rigoletto
Matthew Aucoin; Mark Lamos; LA Opera; Michael Yeargan; Constance Hoffman; Leo Nucci; Ambrogio Maestri

BerlinLa traviata

Verdi: La traviata
Ido Arad; Götz Friedrich; Deutsche Oper Berlin; Carlo Montanaro; Frank Philipp Schlössmann; Klaus Bruns; Salome Jicia

GenoaRigoletto

Verdi: Rigoletto
Francesco Ivan Ciampa; Rolando Panerai; Teatro Carlo Felice; Dorian Wilson; Regina Schrecker; Leo Nucci; Carlos Álvarez
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Nabucco at La Scala

This was a performance that had you lickng your lips for Santi’s return next season with Zeffirelli’s time-honoured take on Aida.
***11
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Netrebko returns to La traviata at La Scala

Netrebko's Violetta is now fuller in body and voice than in her former incarnation. Goodbye to the fresh-faced damsel we saw in Salzburg; hello to a larger-than-life courtesan in her twilight years.
*****
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Nucci and Sierra thrill in La Scala's classic Rigoletto

Leo Nucci visceral animal of the stage has over 500 performances of the role under his belt, and, at the age of 73, he now eats this operatic challenge for breakfast
****1
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Still reigning: Leo Nucci’s Rosenblatt Recital

Received wisdom says “it ain’t over till the fat lady sings”. In the case of a Leo Nucci recital, it ain’t over till the Italian baritone’s sung “Cortigiani, vil razza dannata”.
****1
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Refreshing the classics: Barbiere at La Scala

Bridging new and old, the young graduates of Teatro alla Scala's Academy joined seasoned Italian opera legends for an "Academy Project" performance of Gioachino Rossini's Il barbiere di Siviglia in Jean-Pierre Ponnelle's 46-year-old staging.
****1
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