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Born Again

GIUSEPPE PENNISI visits the
revitalised Verdi Festival
in Parma for 'Don Carlo'

 

After a few lackluster years, in Parma the October Verdi Festival appears to be born again: Three operas are on the program, along with concerts, seminars, shows, plays and music for children to celebrate Giuseppe Verdi. As the festival does not receive any special contribution from central government, about a million euros were raised through crowfunding. Also, intense marketing abroad showed its results: the city is full of foreign visitors.

This year the theme is Verdi and Schiller, entailing three new productions of Don Carlo, Giovanna D'Arco and I Masnadieri, all based on Schiller plays...

Copyright © 4 October 2016 Giuseppe Pennisi,
Rome, Italy

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TEATRO REGIO DI PARMA

PARMA

ITALY

GIUSEPPE VERDI

FRIEDRICH SCHILLER

DON CARLO

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