San Carlo restarts in the square with La Boheme

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Mezzogiorno , 1 June 2020 – 19: 14

Lissner presents the season, waiting for Muti in February

Here is the San Carlo by Stephane Lissner: announces the season 2020 – 2021 and leaves en plein air, from Piazza Plebiscito with a summer poster of stars, one above all Jonas Kaufmann, Radames dell'Aida. Waiting for the inauguration of December 4 with Puccini's La Boheme signed by Emma Dante , on the podium Juraj Valcuha, from 23 to the 31 for a thousand spectators in the evening two concert-version works will be staged (the Tosca, inaugural show, will be reserved for doctors and nurses) and Symphony no. 9 by Beethoven with his hymn to joy. Two hundred artists who will be positioned on a safe square 1500 stage, against the backdrop of the Royal Palace.

The billboard is supported by the Campania Region, which confirms, in a message from President De Luca, 10 million euros of funding to the theater plus 5 for initiatives summer on the territory. The superintendent Stephane Lissner, who took office on April 1st but recently arrived from Paris, in the first press conference at the opera, next to the mayor of Naples and president of the Luigi De Magistris Foundation, explains his vision: first of all great voices («I think of the years Fifties and Sixties of La Scala and San Carlo »he remembers to give a suggestion), which will all be in Naples in the coming seasons, he assures. Then there is the theme of the centrality of the city and its musical history. And again: the Italian repertoire, the enhancement of the internal teams and, “a necessary thing at this moment”, of the artists of our home.

«For the future, the season opening will be in November – he anticipates thinking of the Scaliger December 7th -. While for the 19 September, San Gennaro, I think to a project on the Neapolitan 700 at the Court Theater ». De Magistris announced a supplementary financial commitment by the Metropolitan City for the corps de ballet.

Twelve for the 20 / 21 are the opera titles of which 7 are Italian, 5 of ballet, 17 concerts. The partnership is renewed with Riccardo Muti who will direct Mozart's Don Giovanni in February, directed by Chiara Muti. The master will return on May 9 2021 with the Wiener Philharmoniker. From 16 January 2021 Verdi's Rigoletto is back under the direction of Giancarlo Cobelli, directed by Stefano Ranzani.

From 13 at the 26 March a Rossini title, Il Turco in Italia with direction Antonio Calenda, on the podium Carlo Montanaro and Julie Fuchs in the role of Fiorilla. Richard Strauss is on the billboard from 11 on 20 April 2021 with Salome directed by Manfred Schweigkofler and Vida Miknevičiūtė on her debut at San Carlo. Two productions of Ferzan Ozpetek are also back: Puccini's Madama Butterfly (from 30 April to 13 May) for the direction by Dan Ettinger with Anna Pirozzi and La Traviata by Giuseppe Verdi, on the podium Karel Mark Chichon. An expected debut is that of the Latvian mezzo-soprano Elina Garanca as Bizet's Carmen (20 to 26 June) with the direction of Dan Ettinger, installation by Daniele Finzi Pasca.

From to 31 July there is The elixir of love by Gaetano Donizetti signed Damiano Michieletto, will direct Riccardo Frizza, Rosa Feola will be Adina and Xavier Anduaga will be Nemorino. From to 25 September again a title of Bizet, Les pecheurs de perles, for the direction of Marco Armiliato, directed by the Japanese Yoshi Oida and Lawrence Brownlee in the role of Nadir. From to 24 October 2021 My Fair Lady by Frederick Loewe. Lissner thanked Paolo Pinamonti “for the work done on programming, which I then worked on – he concluded – to define the billboard”.

June 1 2020 | 19: 14