Italian Opera Winter Series

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Italian Opera Winter Series says
The Istituto Italiano di Cultura is pleased to announce three evenings dedicated to Italian opera that will take place at Alliance Française theatre on 24 Spadina Road, Toronto during the winter months, January 19 - March 22, 2016.


Tuesday, January 19
An evening dedicated to Maria Callas:
- screening of the documentary "Maria Callas: Life and Art” (1987) directed by Alan Lewens, Alistair Mitchell. With Maria Callas, Giuseppe Di Stefano, Carlo Maria Giulini, Franco Zeffirelli.
- screening of the II ACT from G. Puccini's “Tosca” directed by Franco Zeffirelli at the Covent Garden in London with Renato Cioni and Tito Gobbi. Production year: 1964

Tuesday, February 16
G. Verdi's "Otello" directed by Graham Vick.
Music director: Riccardo Muti
Starring: Placido Domingo (Otello); Leo Nucci (Iago), Barbara Frittoli (Desdemona)
Orchestra and chorus of Teatro alla Scala
Production Year: 2001

Tuesday, March 22
G. Verdi's "Falstaff"
Director: Ruggiero Cappuccio
Starring: Ambrogio Maestri, Roberto Frontali, Juan Diego Flores, Barbara Frittoli
Conductor: Riccardo Muti
Orchestra & Coro del Teatro Alla Scala hosted by the Opera House in Busseto with original scenography from 1913.
Running time: 118 min.
Production Year: 2001
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By: Istituto Italiano di Cultura