Monday, 6 January 2020

The Lost Performances of 2019: 2019-08-04 Plácido Domingo 50th Anniversary, Arena di Verona


2019-08-04 Plácido Domingo 50th Anniversary, Arena di Verona
Review https://seenandheard-international.com/2019/10/viva-verdi-placido-domingos-50th-anniversary-gala-at-arena-di-verona/

Production:Director – Stefano Trespidi
Set and projection design – Ezio Antonelli
Costumes – Silvio Bonetti
Choreography – Giuseppe Picone
Lighting – Paolo Mazzon
Chorus master – Vito Lombardi
NabuccoOverture
Act III – ‘Va, pensiero’; ‘Oh chi piange? … Del futuro nel buio discerno’
Act IVZaccaria – Marko Mimica
Nabucco – Plácido Domingo
Fenena – Géraldine Chauvet
Ishmael – Arturo Chacón-Cruz
Anna – Elisabeth Zizzo
Abigaille – Anna Pirozzi
High Priest of Baal – Romano Dal Zovo
Abdallo – Carlo Bosi
Macbeth (Act IV)Macduff – Arturo Chacón-Cruz
Malcolm – Carlo Bosi
Lady Macbeth – Anna Pirozzi
A Doctor – Romano Dal Zovo
Lady-in-waiting – Lorrie Garcia
Macbeth –  Plácido Domingo
Simon BoccanegraAct II – O inferno! … Amelia qui! … Sento avvampar nell’anima’; ‘Tu qui? … Parla, in tuo cor virgineo’; ‘Figlia? … Vecchio inerme il tuo braccio colpisce?’
Act III – ‘M’ardon le tempia …’; ‘Chi veggo! … Gran Dio, li benedici’
Gabriele Adorno – Arturo Chacón-Cruz
Amelia – Anna Pirozzi
Simon Boccanegra   –  Plácido Domingo
Fiesco –  Marko Mimica


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The Lost Performances of 2019: Giovanna d'Arco in Teatro Real Madrid, July 2019

2019-07-14 Giovanna d'Arco (G. Verdi), Teatro Real (Madrid)

Carlo VII: Michael Fabiano
Giacomo: Plácido Domingo
Giovanna: Carmen Giannattasio
Delil: Moisés Marín
: Fernando Radó
Musical director: James Conlon
Chorus Master: Andrés Máspero
Review: https://operawire.com/teatro-real-de-madrid-2018-19-review-giovanna-darco/

But I have seen it theatrically in Bilbao in 2013.
http://www.operaduetsphotos.com/GiovannaDArco/2013_0921.html

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The Lost Performances of 2019: Il Trovatore at Teatro Real, July 2019

https://operavision.eu/en/library/performances/flashback/il-trovatore-teatro-real

Count di Luna - Ludovic Tézier 
Leonora - Maria Agresta 
Azucena - Ekaterina Semenchuk 
Manrico - Francesco Meli 
Ferrando - Roberto Tagliavini 
Inés - Casandre Berthon 
Ruiz - Fabián Lara 
A messenger - Moisés Marín 
Chorus Teatro Real 
Orchestra Teatro Real 



Music Giuseppe Verdi 
Text Salvadore Cammarano 
Conductor Maurizio Benini 
Director Francisco Negrín 
Set Designer Louis Desiré 
Costume Designer Louis Desiré 
Lighting Designer Bruno Poet 
Chorus Master Andrés Máspero 
2019-07-13

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The Lost Performances of 2019 - Il Trovatore in Arena, July 2019

2019-07-07
VERDI: IL TROVATORE

Orchestra, Choir & Ballet: Arena di Verona
Conductor: Pier Giorgio Morandi
Director: Franco Zeffirelli

Leonora: Anna Netrebko
Manrico: Yusif Eyvazov
Graf Luna: Luca Salsi
Azucena: Dolora Zajick
Ferrando: Riccardo Fassi
Ines: Elisabetta Zizzo
Ruiz: Carlo Bosi
An old Gypsy: Dario Giorgelè
A Messenger: Antonello Ceron

Costume: Raimonda Gaetani
Choreography: El Camborio Revival by Lucia Real
Fencing Master: Renzo Musumeci Greco
Chorus Master: Vito Lombardi
Ballet Coordinator: Gaetano Petrosino
Director of Stage Design: Michele Olces

Luckily I saw it on 3Sat at home. Loved it.

But I had seen it before in Verona: http://www.operaduetsphotos.com/Trovatore/2013_0724.html



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The Lost Performances of 2019 - Macbeth in Berlin, May 2019

2019-05-26 Macbeth (G. Verdi), Staatsoper Berlin





MACBETH
Plácido Domingo


BANCO
René Pape


LADY MACBETH
Ekaterina Semenchuk


KAMMERFRAU
Evelin Novak


MACDUFF
Fabio Sartori


MALCOLM
Andrés Moreno García


DOCTOR
David Oštrek


MURDERER, APPEARANCE
Giorgi Mtchedlishvili


ZWEI ERSCHEINUNGEN
Solisten des Kinderchors der Staatsoper Unter den Linden








​MUSICAL DIRECTOR
Daniel Barenboim


DIRECTOR
Harry Kupfer


SET DESIGNER
Hans Schavernoch


COSTUMES
Yan Tax


LIGHT
Olaf Freese


VIDEO
Thomas Reimer

https://www.opera-online.com/en/items/productions/macbeth-staatsoper-unter-den-linden-berlin-2019-2018

Luckily I have seen Placido as Macbeth before:
http://www.operaduetsphotos.com/Macbeth/2015_0207.html



   
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