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29 Apr 2019

Francesco in “I masnadieri” at La Scala

On June 18, 2019 Massimo Cavalletti will make his role debut as Francesco in Verdi’s I masnadieri at the Teatro alla Scala, in the premiere of a new staging by David McVicar. Michele Mariotti will conduct. There will be six further performances, with the last one on July 7, 2019. The cast will also include Michele Pertusi as Massimiliano, Fabio Sartori as Carlo, and Lisette Oropesa as Amalia.   This will be Cavalletti’s third Verdi role debut of the 2018/2019 […]

14 Mar 2019

Lescaut in “Manon Lescaut” at La Scala

On March 31, 2019, Massimo Cavalletti will return to La Scala in a new production of Manon Lescaut by David Pountney, singing Lescaut. Riccardo Chailly will conduct. Maria José Siri will sing Manon, Marcelo Álvarez / Roberto Aronica Des Grieux, and Carlo Lepore Geronte. There will be nine performances, running through April 27, 2019. Cavalletti has sung Lescaut at the world’s most esteemed opera houses. Highlights include debuting the Richard Eyre production at the Metropolitan Opera, which was broadcast in […]