GIUSEPPE PENNISI writes about
three operas on the brink of the twentieth century,
performed as a cycle in Ravenna
As underlined several times here, Ravenna, like Salzburg in the Austrian Alps, is a festival town on the shore of the Adriatic sea. After a long Summer Festival in June and July, it features an 'Autumn Trilogy' — three operas on a theme with the same stage director, creative team and conductor as well as a young cast. In addition, there is a regular opera season, featuring eight productions this year, as well as a concert season. As Ravenna was the capital of the Roman Empire and of two different Kingdoms from 402 to 751, opera and concert goers can enjoy quite a bit of sightseeing...
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