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Little to do with Shakespeare

A strong production of Rossini's 'Otello'
opens Teatro San Carlo's new season in Naples,
reported by GIUSEPPE PENNISI

 

On 30 November 2016, Teatro San Carlo in Naples inaugurated a very rich season: seventeen opera productions and, in addition, concerts and ballet — a clear indication that the theater wants to have a non-secondary part in the city's revival after the long crisis. This was a gala evening with a gala dinner offered by the jewelry maison Bulgary, with elegant long dresses and black ties. On-stage was almost a rarity — Rossini's Otello in the two hundredth anniversary of its premiere. I had very good orchestra seats...

Copyright © 5 December 2016 Giuseppe Pennisi,
Rome, Italy

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GIOACCHINO ROSSINI

OTELLO

NAPLES

ITALY

SHAKESPEARE

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