By Francisco Salazar
The Festival Verdi is set to stream “Simon Boccanegra” on Oct. 14.
The festival said that the opera will be transmitted on operastreaming.com, the online streaming platform that presents operas free on youtube with English and Italian subtitles.
The opera will be performed in a rare 1857 version directed by Valentina Carrasco. Riccardo Frizza conducts the Filarmonica Arturo Toscanini and Coro del Teatro Regio di Parma with a cast that includes Vladimir Stoyanov (Simon Boccanegra), Roberta Mantegna (Maria/Amelia), Riccardo Zanellato (Jacopo Fiesco), Piero Pretti (Gabriele Adorno) Devid Cecconi (Paolo Albiani) Adriano Gramigni (Pietro), Chiara Guerra (Un’ancella di Amelia).
OperaStreaming is the streaming platform for the Emilia-Romagna region that was born in order to showcase performances from the region around the world. The company has previously streamed Aroldo and the Verdi Requiem, among others.