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Opera Triple Bill – London

A triple bill of operas: Il segreto di Susanna by Ermanno Wolf-Ferrari; Zanetto by Pietro Mascagni; Rita by Gaetano Donizetti. Presented by the Guildhall School of Music & Drama at the Barbican Silk Street Theatre in times of Covid-19. Without an audience, the seating removed to make space for a socially distanced orchestra of fifty players. The production was live-streamed. Continue reading

Manon Lescaut – Parma, Valencia, Bilbao

Opera by Giacomo Puccini. Presented by Teatro Regio di Parma, November 2005. The production was revived at Palau De Les Arts, Valencia in December 2014 – conducted by Plácido Domingo. Manon Lescaut was revived again by ABAO-OLBE in Bilbao, February 2016. Continue reading