On October 12, 2016 Massimo Cavalletti will sing the role of Marcello in the premiere of a staging of La bohème which, in addition to inaugurating the 2016/2017 season of the Teatro Regio of Turin, will celebrate the 120th anniversary of the creation of Puccini’s immortal masterpiece premiered in 1896 in the Piedmontese capital. The new production by Àlex Ollé will be conducted by Maestro Gianandrea Noseda, the Teatro Regio’s musical director. “Marcello is the role that I have sung […]
Massimo Cavalletti to participate in the inaugural performances of the new Dubai Opera On September 2, 2016 Massimo Cavalletti will participate in the inaugural performances of the new Dubai Opera in the title role of Figaro in Il barbiere di Siviglia in a production by Giulio Ciabatti and the Teatro Verdi of Trieste conducted by Maestro Francesco Quattrocchi. “I made my debut in this iconic role in 2005 in a production that was part of the Academy of the Teatro […]
On July 16, 2016 Massimo Cavalletti will sing a Belcanto concert at the Festival della Valle d’Itria in Martina Franca alongside mezzo soprano Aya Wakizono and tenor Vicent Romero. Maestro Sesto Quatrini will conduct. The programme includes pieces from Saffo, Poliuto, Roberto Devereux and Il barbiere di Siviglia: http://www.festivaldellavalleditria.it/scheda-spettacolo.aspx?ID=00004K Prior to the concert in Martina Franca, Massimo gave interviews for Radio Classica Pugliese and Televisionario2. Podcast of the interview with Radio Classica Pugliese: http://www.radioclassicapugliese.it/ Interview with Televisionario2: http://www.televisionario2.com/interviste/lirici/
In June and July 2016 Massimo Cavalletti will be back at La Scala as Paolo Albiani in Simon Boccanegra. The prestigious cast also features Leo Nucci and Plácido Domingo in the title role, Carmen Giannattasio and Krassimira Stoyanova as Amelia Grimaldi, Giorgio Berrugi as Gabriele Adorno and Dmitry Beloselskiy as Jacopo Fiesco. Maestro Myung-Whun Chung conducts. The production is by Federico Tiezzi. http://www.teatroallascala.org/en/season/2015-2016/opera/simon-boccanegra.html
On 13 May 2016 Massimo Cavalletti will make his debut at the Teatro de la Maestranza as Belcore in L’ELISIR D’AMORE! Further performances on 16, 18 and 21 May. For more information and the complete cast please click on https://www.teatrodelamaestranza.es/programacion/326_L_ELISIR_D_AMORE.html
Massimo Cavalletti was invited to give an interview during the intermission of the Metropolitan Opera’s radio broadcast of “Maria Stuarda”. Hear him talk about his time in New York, the rehearsals for the new production of “Manon Lescaut” at the MET, the role of Lescaut and much more!
On 12 February 2016 Massimo Cavalletti will sing Lescaut in the premiere of Manon Lescaut at the Metropolitan Opera New York. Sir Richard Eyre’s production will feature Kristine Opolais and Roberto Alagna as Manon and Des Grieux, Maestro Fabio Luisi will conduct. The performance on 5 March at 1PM will be broadcast in HD in cinemas worldwide – don’t miss it! More information on the production: http://www.metopera.org/Season/2015-16-Season/manon-lescaut-puccini-tickets/ Information on the HD cinema broadcast including a list of movie theatres relaying the […]
In December 2015 Massimo Cavalletti reprises one of his signature roles, that of Ford in Jonathan Miller’s production of “Falstaff” in four performances at the New National Theatre Tokyo concducted by Yves Abel. Massimo has sung the role of Ford at many of the world’s most important opera houses and festivals: At the Teatro alla Scala, the Salzburg Festival, the Zurich Opera House and the Dutch National Opera and is featured on two DVD/Blu-Ray recordings of Verdi’s masterpice. More information […]