By Francisco Salazar
Il Festival Verdi e Verdi Off will team up with the Teatro Nazionale dell’Opera e del Balletto di Albania for a production of “Un Ballo in Maschera.”
The festival, which will take place between May 31 and June 4, will showcase a production of “Un ballo in maschera” in a historic production from 1913 by Giuseppe Carmignani.
The Verdi Off portion of the project will bring Verdi’s music to Tiranna’s parks, piazzas, and city streets.
“Un ballo in maschera” will debut at the Teatro Nazionale dell’Opera e del Balletto di Albania on June 1 and will be shown four times through June 4. Deniola Kuraja will conduct the opera with a cast that incudes Albania Eva Golemi / Lada Kyssy (Amelia), Dario Di Vietri / Milen Bozhkov (Riccardo), Armando Likaj / Kendi Lajos (Renato), Alla Pozniak (Ulrlica), Bledar Domi (Samuel), Xhieldo Hyseni (Tom), Renisa Laçka / Rovena Xhelili (Oscar), Artur Vera (Silvano), and Erlind Zeraliu.