Two new productions at Teatro dell'Opera di Roma this November.
Idomeneo, re di Creta
8-16 Nov. The conductor of this production of Mozart's opera is Michele Mariotti and the director is Robert Carsen, with Charles Workman as Idomeneo, Joel Prieto as Idamante, Rosa Feola as Illia and Miah Persson as Elettra. This is a new production in conjunction with the Teatro Real di Madrid and the Canadian Opera Company of Toronto.
Un Romano a Marte
22-24 Nov. This is the world premiere of an opera by Vittorio Montalti, conducted by John Axelrod and directed by Fabio Cherstich. The young composer, winner of the Teatro dell'Opera di Roma composition prize, explains that his work is dedicated to the city of Rome, and is inspired by the playwright and dramatist Ennio Flaiano. Montalti already has numerous prizes to his name and in 2016 was awarded the Una Vita nella Musica prize by La Fenice in Venice. This is the last opera in the 2018-2019 season and there are only three performances.
For full details see Teatro dell'Opera di Roma website.
Photo: Robert Carsen directs Idomeneo, re di Creta at Teatro dell'Opera di Roma. Photo Fabrizio Sansoni.
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