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Teatro La Fenice

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AddressVenice
Veneto
Italy
ContainsTeatro Malibran
Google maps45° 26' 0.763" N 12° 20' 0.812" E
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« Maestro Myung-Whun Chung confirmed his status as an extraordinary interpreter of Verdi’s music. He led the orchestra in an intense reading of the complex score. Every section shone with excellence, the brass always on point, and the strings sweeping with perfect legato. »
Laura Servidei, December 2019
About Teatro La Fenice

La Fenice was born in 1792 and it soon became one of the greatest opera houses in Europe for the high quality of its productions and for the beauty of the Theatre. La Fenice is the first Theatre in Italy presenting opera productions and concerts. Thanks to the premières of countless masterpieces, it became part of the history of melodrama.
Gioachino Rossini debuted at La Fenice in 1813 with TancrediI Capuleti e i Montecchi and Beatrice di Tenda by Vincenzo Bellini were written for La Fenice. Gaetano Donizetti wrote three operas for the Venetian Opera House: BelisarioPia de’ Tolomei and Maria de Rudenz. In 1844 Verdi composed Ernani, first of five operas that the composer was commissioned by La Fenice. After World War II, La Fenice hosted the premières of fundamental works in the history of Twentieth Century Opera: The Rake’s Progress by Igor Stravinskij, The Turn of the Screw by Benjamin Britten, Intolleranza by the Venetian Luigi Nono and Hyperion by Bruno Maderna.

The 2021-2022 Opera and Ballet Season and Symphony Season of Fondazione Teatro La Fenice has many novelties, not only on the opera scene, with numerous new productions and premieres, but also on the symphony scene, with a considerable increase in the number of concerts. The season includes eleven opera titles, including Fidelio, I Lombardi alla prima crociata, Faust, La Griselda, Peter Grimes, Il trovatore, La fille du régiment, two ballets and eighteen concerts