On August 4, 1953, Maria Callas performed Santuzza in Cavalleria rusticana for the last time, in the superb recording that became an absolute discographic reference, alongside Giuseppe Di Stefano, Anna Maria Canali and under the baton of Tullio Serafin. On the centenary anniversary of her birth and on the day of her last performance of the title role in Cavalleria rusticana (the same role, that of Santuzza, that recorded her absolute debut in a student production of Cavalleria rusticana and that allowed her to win the Conservatory prize on [...]
Mascagni meets D'Annunzio celebrates the 160th anniversary of their birth. A theatrical reading will tell the story of the relationship between the two great cultural figures in Italian history. The dramaturgy is by Alessandro Rossi.
Enigmatic but also enigmatic, Daniele Silvestri is back with a new project, both record and live, that features the symbol "X," a number but also a letter. Ten like the number of his new album due out next June 9, "Disco X," and "ics" like something mysterious, but also undefined and not confined in pre-packaged schemes. So Silvestri, no stranger to witty puns, after "Theaters X" (four last dates scheduled in May to close the circle opened with "Theaters/22"), is now ready for "Summer [...]
In the setting of Livorno's Terrazza Mascagni, the Banda Musicale della Aeronautica Militare conducted by Maj. Pantaleo Leonfranco Cammarano will pay tribute, with band arrangements of veristic compositions, to the city of Livorno and to Pietro Mascagni, who conducted its inaugural concert on July 10, 1937. The event celebrates the centenary of the birth of the Italian Air Force.