Rossini’s “Il Turco in Italia” a scintillating comic triumph for the LAO.
Los Angeles Opera: Rossini’s "Il Turco in Italia"
Review by David Gregson pending —-
Monday, February 28: Because of inexplicable technical problems, the text of the review cannot be posted at this time.
But, to be brief, the production is superb in every aspect — and is highly recommended.
And who knew "Il Turco" could be such a viable opera today? In this brilliant production, everything works.
SELIM: Simone Alberghini
FIORILLA: Nino Machaidze (fabulous)
PROSDOCIMO, THE POET: Thomas Allen (the great veteran excels)
DON GERONIO: Paolo Gavanelli
NARCISO: Maxim Mironov
ZAIDA: Kate Lindsey (always fabulous!)
CONDUCTOR: James Conlon (superb!)
PRODUCTION: Christof Loy
STAGE DIRECTOR: Axel Weidauer
SCENERY AND COSTUME DESIGNER: Herbert Murauer
LIGHTING DESIGNER: Reinhard Traub
ASSOCIATE CONDUCTOR/CHORUS MASTER: Grant Gershon
For complete info visit Los Angeles Opera website.
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