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NaplesLady Macbeth of the Mtsensk District

Natalia Kreslina (Katerina) © Luciano Romano
Shostakovich: Lady Macbeth of the Mtsensk District
Juraj Valčuha; Martin Kušej; San Carlo Theatre; Martin Zehetgruber; Heide Kastler; Natalia 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

NaplesLa traviata

Verdi: La traviata
Jordi Bernàcer; Lorenzo Amato; San Carlo Theatre; Ezio Frigerio; Franca Squarciapino; Nino Machaidze; Claudia Pavone

NaplesNabucco

Verdi: Nabucco
Nello Santi; Jean-Paul Scarpitta; San Carlo Theatre; Maurizio Millenotti; Giovanni Meoni; Amartuvshin Enkhbat

NaplesTosca

Puccini: Tosca
Juraj Valčuha; Leo Muscato; San Carlo Theatre; Federica Parolini; Silvia Aymonino; Ainhoa Arteta; Monica Zanettin
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A study in black and terror in Naples

Natalia Kreslina (Katerina) © Luciano Romano
Many scenes could risk to be particularly disturbing,  but their overt brutality appeared functional, to the structure of the drama. A dark, gloomy story as unambiguously told as it should be.
****1
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From darkness to light: Mosè in Egitto in Naples

Carmela Remigio (Elcia) and Enea Scala (Osiride) © F. Squeglia
David Pountney’s 2014 staging was revived in Naples with good singing and empathetic conducting.
****1
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Raindrops are falling in San Carlo's Traviata

Vincenzo Costanzo (Alfredo) and Maria Mudryak (Violetta) © Luciano Romano
A suggestive staging barely supported by the musical side
***11
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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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