A Stage Direction to Forget
Verdi's 'Un ballo in maschera' in Bologna,
reviewed by GIUSEPPE PENNISI
The Bologna Teatro Comunale inaugurated its 2015 season with a much awaited production of Verdi's Un ballo in maschera on 11 January 2015. It is not an entirely new production. The stage director (Damiano Michieletto), a rising star in the worldwide wild operatic firmament, and his close collaborators Paolo Fantin (stage sets), Carla Teti (costumes) and Alessandro Carletti (lighting) had presented Un ballo at La Scala in 2013. There, they had received resounding boos...
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