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Verdi: La traviata
Daniel Oren; Lorenzo Amato; San Carlo Theatre; Ezio Frigerio; Franca Squarciapino; Maria Mudryak; Erika Grimaldi

NaplesMosè in Egitto

Rossini: Mosè in Egitto
Stefano Montanari; David Pountney; San Carlo Theatre; Raimund Bauer; Marie-Jeanne Lecca; Alex Esposito; Giorgio Giuseppini

NaplesLady Macbeth of the Mtsensk District

Shostakovich: Lady Macbeth of the Mtsensk District
Juraj Valčuha; Martin Kušej; San Carlo Theatre; Martin Zehetgruber; Heide Kastler; Natalya Kreslina; Elena Mikhailenko

NaplesIl cappello di paglia di Firenze

Rota: Il cappello di paglia di Firenze
Valerio Galli; Elena Barbalich; San Carlo Theatre; Tommaso Lagattolla; Celso Albelo; Piero Adaini

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Verdi: La traviata
Jordi Bernàcer; Lorenzo Amato; San Carlo Theatre; Ezio Frigerio; Franca Squarciapino; Nino Machaidze; Claudia Pavone
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A warm Mimì in a cold Bohème in Naples

Eleanora Buratto (Mimì) © Luciano Romano
Only soprano Eleonora Buratto’s Mimì added real warmth and pathos to Mario Pontiggi's staging. 
***11
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La fanciulla walks wistfully into the Naples sunset

Claudio Sgura (Jack Rance) © Luciano Romano
A movie-like staging for Puccini's most original opera at the Teatro San Carlo.
****1
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Theatre for theatre's sake: Giorgio Strehler's Abduction from the Harem in Naples

Die Entführung aus dem Serail © Luciano Romano
Giorgio Strehler’s production of Mozart’s Abduction, revived by Mattia Testi in Naples, is smooth and sophisticated.
****1
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An Old School Boccanegra in Naples

Ambrogio Maestri (Simon Boccanegra) © Luciano Romano
A production which did not make a strong impression in Naples, despite a first rate cast. 
***11
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Clémentine Margaine's Carmen seduces in Naples

Stefano Secco (Don José) e Clémentine Margaine (Carmen) © Luciano Romano
The staging highlighted Carmen’s rebellious traits more than her sensual exoticism.
***11
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