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Love and Freedom

Beethoven's 'Fidelio',
reviewed by GIUSEPPE PENNISI

 

Ludwig van Beethoven's well-known opera Fidelio needs no introduction. I recently reviewed productions at La Scala (The Ambiguity of Fidelio, 13 December 2014) and in Florence (Troubles in Florence, 2 May 2015). Both were fully staged productions: the former a brand new co-production with Berlin Staatsoper unter den Linden; the latter, the revival of a successful 2003 Valencia Opera House production. Even though Fidelio is a Singspiel with long dialogues in German, it is often performed in Italy...

Copyright © 30 October 2016 Giuseppe Pennisi,
Rome, Italy

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LUDWIG VAN BEETHOVEN

FIDELIO

ANTONIO PAPPANO

ACCADEMIA NAZIONALE DI SANTA CECILIA

ROME

ITALY

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