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Performer: Massimo Cavalletti

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MilanL'elisir d'amore

Donizetti: L'elisir d'amore
Michele Gamba; Grischa Asagaroff; Teatro alla Scala; Tullio Pericoli; Rosa Feola; René Barbera

NaplesPagliacci

Leoncavallo: Pagliacci
Jordi Bernàcer; Daniele Finzi Pasca; San Carlo Theatre; Hugo Gargiulo; Giovanna Buzzi; Eleonora Buratto; Antonello Palombi

MilanIl trovatoreNew production

Verdi: Il trovatore
Nicola Luisotti; Alvis Hermanis; Teatro alla Scala; Eva Dessecker; Massimo Cavalletti; Liudmyla Monastyrska

MilanFedoraNew production

Giordano: Fedora
Daniel Oren; Mario Martone; Teatro alla Scala; Margherita Palli; Ursula Patzak; Sonya Yoncheva; Roberto Alagna
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“Verdi's ugliest opera” returns to La Scala with mixed results

Lisette Oropesa (Amalia) © Marco Brescia & Rudy Amisano | Teatro alla Scala
In the role created for Jenny Lind, Lisette Oropesa, in her debut in the theater, shows her magnificent silvery voice, beautiful vibrato and impeccable colorature.
***11
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In Turin's Trovatore, the women carry the day

Anna Maria Chiuri (Azucena) © Edoardo Piva | Teatro Regio Torino
Female voices dominate in the vocal cast: Rachel Willis-Sørensen debuts as Leonora and charms the audience; Anna Maria Chiuri has the temperament and rich vocality requested by the role of the gypsy.
***11
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Death in Florence: Zemlinsky and Puccini at DNO

Ausrine Stundyte (Bianca) and John Lundgren (Simone) © Matthias Baus
An unlikely coupling of one-act operas by Zemlinsky and Puccini bears fruit in a staging that reveals their thematic parallels while leaving their obvious differences on show.
****1
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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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An urban portrait of modern Paris

Gabriele Sagona, Benjamin Cho, Matteo Peirone, Massimo Cavalletti and Giorgio Berrugi © Ramella & Giannese | Teatro Regio di Torino
After 120 years Puccini's La bohème returns where it was first produced on February 1, 1896. Ale Ollé, director fron "La Fura dels Baus" stages a modern rendition of the moving masterpiece.
***11
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