Riccardo Frizza named director of Donizetti Opera Festival

As announced this morning, Riccardo Frizza has been named the new music director of the Donizetti Opera Festival. The Italian conductor, an authority in the bel canto repertoire, will head the Bergamo-based festival beginning with the 2018 season,

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Riccardo Frizza opens 2017-18 season with Falstaff in Parma

This October, Riccardo Frizza visits the Festival Verdi for a production of¬†Falstaff. Maestro Frizza leads the opera at the Teatro Regio di Parma, in Verdi’s adoptive hometown.
Roberto de Candia and Mikheil Kiria alternate the title role,

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Riccardo Frizza leads Aida at the Macerata Opera Festival

Returning to the famed Arena Sferisterio in Macerata, Riccardo Frizza leads Francesco Micheli’s production of Aida, opening on July 30. Liana Aleksanyan stars as Verdi’s Ethiopian princess, alongside Anna Maria Chiuri as Amneris,

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Glinka, Ravel, and Tchaikovsky with the Orchestra Filarmonica della Fenice

On June 5, Riccardo Frizza returns to Venice for an evening with the Orchestra Filarmonica del Teatro la Fenice. Maestro Frizza, who recently led a the orchestra in a program of Mozart and Mahler,

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