By Francisco Salazar
The Festival Vicenza in Lirica has announced its 2022 season, which will be themed “la Musica unisce.”
The season opens with “Ballo delle ingrate – Combattimento di Tancredi e Clorinda” with Gennaro Di Filippo, Antonia Salzano, Isabella De Massis, Marta Pacifci, Roberto Manuel Zagari, Jesus Hernandez, and Marta Pacifci.
Performance Date: June 17, 2022
The Concerto lirico Benefco will include the Coro e Orchestra di Vicenza, conductor Giuliano Fracasso, and Piero Guarnera.
Performance Date: June 18, 2022
Valentina Di Blasio will perform alongside the Ensemble da camera I Carissimi in a concert of music by Leo, Handel, Scarlatti, Rossi, and Vivaldi.
Performance Date: June 21, 2022
The Concerto finale della masterclass will include Renata Lamanda.
Performance Date: August 31 2022
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart’s Mass in C Minor will include Nina Solodovnikova, Paola Leoci, Giuseppe Di Giacinto, and Giacomo Nanni. The Orchestra di Padova e del Veneto will be conducted by Luca Guglielmi.
Performance Dates: Sept. 2 & 3, 2022
“Actus tragicus: la Cantata Barocca” will be presented in collaboration with the Conservatorio “G. Verdi” di Milano. The concert will include music by Georg Philipp Telemann and Johann Sebastian Bach. The Ensemble vocale e strumentale dell’Istituto di Musica Antica del Conservatorio di Milano will be conducted by Stefano Bagliano
Performance Date: Sept. 4, 2022
The festival will present the book “Casa Ricordi. Una storia italiana” by Francesco Lodola.
Performance Date: Sept. 6, 2022
Matteo Mencarelli, Michele Gianquinto, Elvira Ketevan Sikharulidze,and Marcos Madrigal star in Mozart’s “Don Giovanni.” Mosè Edmondo Savio conducts with Marina Bianchi directing.
Performance Dates: Sept. 8-10, 2022
The teatro will showcase the presentation of Federico Longhi’s new album “VIE Voyage Vocal de la France à l’Italie.”
Presentation Date: Sept. 10, 2022
The season ends with the “Stabat Mater” by Luigi Boccherini with Soprano Silvia Frigato and Ensemble L’Arte dell’Arco.
Performance Date: Oct. 22, 2022