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Performer: Luca Salsi

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MadridTosca

Tosca
Puccini: Tosca
Nicola Luisotti; Paco Azorín; Teatro Real; Isidre Prunés; Sondra Radvanovsky; Maria Agresta

MilanAida

Verdi: Aida
Riccardo Chailly; Teatro alla Scala; Anita Rachvelishvili; Francesco Meli; Luca Salsi; Saioa Hernández

BerlinRigoletto

Verdi: Rigoletto
Karel Mark Chichon; Bartlett Sher; Staatsoper Berlin; Michael Yeargan; Catherine Zuber; Luca Salsi; Irina Lungu

ParisLe Trouvère

Verdi: Il trovatore
Nicola Luisotti; Àlex Ollé; Opéra national de Paris; Alfons Flores; Lluc Castells; Luca Salsi; Artur Ruciński

ViennaTosca

Puccini: Tosca
Pier Giorgio Morandi; Margarethe Wallmann; Vienna State Opera; Nicola Benois; Anja Harteros; Massimo Giordano
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Scarpia stabbed, Tosca smothered by Livermore’s La Scala staging

Anna Netrebko (Tosca) © Marco Brescia & Rudy Amisano | Teatro alla Scala
Anna Netrebko chews the scenery as Floria Tosca… and there’s a lot of it to get her teeth into in David Livermore’s busy staging in Milan.
***11
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Don Carlo doesn't find his place in Madrid

Marcelo Puente (Don Carlo); Maria Agresta (Elisabetta) © Javier del Real | Teatro Real
Sir David McVicar's unassuming production fails to engage with the political side of Verdi's masterpiece, despite good conducting by Nicola Luisotti and some good singing by a solid cast. 
***11
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The Swedish King is back in Naples for Un ballo in maschera

Un ballo in maschera by San Carlo Theatre © Francesco Squeglia
An impressive performance of Verdi's masterpiece Un ballo in maschera based on of the original libretto.
*****
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A psychological Macbeth at La Fenice

Vittoria Yeo (Lady Macbeth) and Luca Salsi (Macbeth) © Michele Crosera
This is one of Michieletto's simplest stagings yet, the imagery used to a minimum to allow for focus on the psychological core.
*****
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Codes of honour trip up Bechtolf's Ernani at La Scala

Francesco Meli (Ernani and Ailyn Pérez (Elvira) © Marco Brescia & Rudy Amisano | Teatro alla Scala
Verdi's fifth opera can be considered a blueprint for Trovatore and deserves a more regular place in the repertoire, but it needs more sincere advocacy than Bechtolf is prepared to grant.
***11
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