Prepare to be enthralled as the Teatri di Reggio Emilia proudly announces its highly anticipated 2023-24 season, filled with an impressive lineup of operatic masterpieces. Renowned artists and visionary productions will grace the stage, promising unforgettable performances that will captivate audiences.
Kicking off the season is Giuseppe Verdi's timeless classic, "Don Carlo," featuring a star-studded cast. Michele Pertusi, Piero Pretti, Ernesto Petti, Ramaz Chikviladze, Anna Pirozzi, Teresa Romano, Andrea Pellegrini, Michela Antenucci, and Andrea Galli take center stage in this majestic production. Conducted by Jordi Bernàcer and directed by Joseph Franconi-Lee, the opera will transport audiences into a world of passion and political intrigue. Don't miss the opportunity to experience Verdi's grand masterpiece from November 17 to 19, 2023.
Next on the program is another Verdi masterpiece, "Otello," which showcases the extraordinary talents of Gregory Kunde, Luca Micheletti, and Francesca Dotto. Leonardo Sini will take the conductor's baton, while Italo Nunziata lends his directorial vision to the production. The intense emotions and tragic fate of the titular character will unfold on stage from January 19 to 21, 2024, leaving audiences in awe of Verdi's genius.
Moving forward, the spotlight shines on Donizetti's iconic opera, "Anna Bolena," with the renowned Carmela Remigio in the title role. She will be joined by Arianna Vendittelli, Luigi De Donato, Ruzil Gatin, Paola Gardina, and Marcello Nardis in this gripping tale of power, betrayal, and the pursuit of love. Under the baton of Diego Fasolis, and with a new production by Carmelo Rifici, the opera will grace the stage from February 9 to 11, 2024, showcasing the vocal prowess and dramatic intensity of the cast.
Delving into the realm of Baroque opera, the Teatri di Reggio Emilia presents a unique double bill. Henry Purcell's hauntingly beautiful "Dido and Aeneas" will feature the captivating talents of Danielle De Niese, Allen Boxer, Marco Miglietta, and Nicolò Ceriani. This mesmerizing performance will be followed by Kurt Weill's "Die sieben Todsünden," starring Danielle de Niese, Allen Boxer, Patricia Daniela Fodor, Bruno Taddia, Marco Miglietta, Nicolò Ceriani, and Andrea Concetti. Marco Angius will conduct this intriguing production, brought to life by the creative genius of Daniele Abbado. Audiences can experience this thrilling combination of Baroque and modern operatic gems from April 5 to 7, 2024.
The Teatri di Reggio Emilia's 2023-24 season promises an immersive journey through the world of opera, blending timeless classics with innovative productions and stellar performances. Be sure to secure your tickets for these remarkable productions that will leave a lasting impression on the hearts and minds of all who attend.