The Turin “Aci” (2009) Liveblogging Thread

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Welcome to the White Shirt live comment thread for Handel’s “Aci, Galatea & Polifemo” from Turin (2017), with Antonio Florio conducting and staged by Davide Livermore.

Cast List:
Sara Mingardo (Galatea)
Luisa Baldinetti (Galatea’s double)
Ruth Rosique (Aci)
Cristina Banchetti (Aci’s double)

Antonio Abete (Polifemo)
Sax Nicosia (Polifemo’s double)

Librettolibretto (1708 version): here in English and Italian, here in German and Italian.

 

The Geneva “Figaro” (2017) Liveblogging Thread

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Welcome to the White Shirt live comment thread for Mozart’s “Le nozze di Figaro” from Geneva (2017), with Marko Letonja conducting and staged by former house director Tobias Richter.

Cast List:
Guido Loconsolo (Figaro)
Fabrice Farina (Don Curzio)
Bálint Szabó (Bartolo)
Ildebrando D’Arcangelo (Graf Almaviva)
Nicole Cabell (Gräfin Almaviva)
Regula Mühlemann (Susanna)
Mélody Louledjian (Barbarina)
Avery Amereau (Cherubino)
Monica Bacelli (Marcellina)
Bruce Rankin (Don Basilio)

Libretto: English/Italian/German (html)

 

The Madrid “Tamerlano” (2008) Liveblogging Thread

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Welcome to the White Shirt live comment thread for Handel’s “Tamerlano” from Madrid (2008), with Paul McCreesh conducting and staged by Graham Vick.

Cast List:
Tamerlano –
Monica Bacelli
Asteria – Ingela Bohlin
Andronico – Sara Mingardo
Irene – Jennifer Holloway
Bajazet – Plácido Domingo
Leone – Luigi De Donato

Libretto: Italian (pdf). English/Italian/German/French in booklet format (thanks, eClassical & Naive!)

 

The Monte Carlo “Mondo della Luna” (2014) Liveblogging Thread

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Welcome to the White Shirt live comment thread for Haydn’s “Il mondo della luna” from Monte Carlo (2000), with Jérémie Rhorer conducting Le Cercle de l’Harmonie, and in a staging by Emilio Sagi (and I will be seriously disappointed if there is not #NavarraiseRabbitScene!).

Cast List:
Philippe Do – Ecclitico
Giuseppina Bridelli – Ernesto
Roberto De Candia – Buonafede
Hélène Le Corre – Clarice
Alessandra Marianelli – Flaminia
Annalisa Stroppa – Lisetta
Mathias Vidal – Cecco

Libretto: Italian (pdf).
Wiki: English.

 

The Dresden “Serse” (2000) Liveblogging Thread

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Welcome to the White Shirt live comment thread for Handel’s “Serse” from Dresden (2000), conducted by Christophe Rousset and staged by Philip Behrens.

Cast List:
Paula Rasmussen – Serse
Ann Hallenberg – Arsamene
Patricia Bardon – Amastre
Marcello Lippi – Ariodate
Isabel Bayrakdarian – Romilda
Sandrine Piau – Atalanta
Matteo Peirone – Elviro

Libretto: Italian (pdf), Italian & English (pdf).

 

The Salzburg “Tito” (2017) Liveblogging Thread

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Welcome to the White Shirt live comment thread for Mozart’s “Clemenza di Tito: Remix” from Salzburg (2017), conducted by Teodor Currentzis and staged by Peter Sellars.

Cast List:

Tito – Russell Thomas
Vitellia – Golda Schultz
Sesto – Marianne Crébassa
Annio – Jeanine de Bique
Servilia – Christina Gansch
Publio –
Willard White

Libretto: English (html), Italian (pdf).