LA FE­NI­CE, THE STA­GE OF VE­NI­CE

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This year, Ve­ni­ce's fa­mous ope­ra hou­se is on­ce again of­fe­ring an im­pres­si­ve pro­gram of ope­ra, clas­si­cal mu­sic and bal­let. Whe­re® brings you the pick of this sea­son's be­st of­fe­rings.

The Ope­ra & Bal­let Sea­son kicks off on 24 No­vem­ber with Giu­sep­pe Ver­di's A Ma­sked Ball, con­duc­ted by Ko­rean mae­stro Myung-Whun Chung. This will be fol­lo­wed by the fir­st mo­dern-day per­for­man­ce of Pa­squa­le’s

Me­ta­mor­pho­ses by Spon­ti­ni; The Mer­ry Wi­dow by Le­hár, di­rec­ted by Da­mia­no Mi­chie­lett ; Or­lan­do Fu­rio­so by Vi­val­di; Nor­ma star­ring Ma­riel­la De­via; La Bo­hè­me by Puc­ci­ni con­duc­ted by Chung; the Ita­lian pre­mie­re of

Ri­chard III by Gior­gio Bat­ti­stel­li and the Ros­si­ni Pro­ject mar­king the 150th an­ni­ver­sa­ry of the com­po­ser's dea­th, with per­for­man­ces of Se­mi­ra­mi­de, Il

si­gnor Bru­schi­no and The Bar­ber of Se­vil­le. The ope­ra sea­son will end with re­vi­vals of Ver­di's La Tra­via­ta fea­tu­ring a de­but per­for­man­ce by ri­sing ope­ra star and so­pra­no Na­di­ne Sier­ra in the ro­le of Vio­let­ta, Puc­ci­ni's

Ma­da­ma But­ter­fly and Do­ni­zet­ti's The Eli­xir of Lo­ve.

La Fe­ni­ce's bal­let pro­gram for the up­co­ming sea­son in­clu­des a per­for­man­ce by the Royal Bal­let of Flan­ders with cho­reo­gra­phy by Si­di Lar­bi Cher­kaoui and Je­roen Ver­brug­gen, the Ita­lian pre­mie­re of One Man

Show by Ba­ry­sh­ni­kov, and a ga­la of fa­mous bal­le­ts.

Schu­bert’s Le­ga­cy is the ti­tle of the Con­cert Sea­son. Sche­du­led from 3 No­vem­ber 2017 to 8 Ju­ly 2018, the pro­gram will in­clu­de twel­ve con­certs and ni­ne re­peat per­for­man­ces. The sea­son will kick off with an inau­gu­ral con­cert con­duc­ted by Do­na­to Ren­zet­ti, fol­lo­wed by Myung-Whun

Chung who con­duc­ts the Ch­rist­mas Con­cert com­me­mo­ra­ting the 450th an­ni­ver­sa­ry of the bir­th of Clau­dio Mon­te­ver­di fea­tu­ring the so­loists of the Mar­cia­na Cha­pel con­duc­ted by Mar­co Gem­ma­ni, and then per­for­man­ces con­duc­ted by Daniele Ru­stio­ni, Clau­dio Ma­ri­no Mo­ret­ti and the Cho­rus of Tea­tro La Fe­ni­ce, Elio Bon­com­pa­gni, Yu­ri Te­mir­ka­nov, Die­go Fa­so­lis, Tho­mas Adès, An­to­nel­lo Ma­na­cor­da, Fran­ce­sco Lan­zil­lot­ta and Hen­rik Ná­ná­si.

> Myung-Whun Chung will con­duct the 15th edi­tion of the New Year's Eve Con­cert, star­ring te­nor Fran­ce­sco Me­li. Con­cert dates in­clu­de 28, 29,30 and 31 De­cem­ber 2017 and 1 Ja­nua­ry 2018.

Tea­tro la Fe­ni­ce. New Ope­ra, Bal­let and Con­cert Sea­sons 2017/2018. www.tea­tro­la­fe­ni­ce.it

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