Continuing Donizetti’s Tudor Trilogy in Naples with Maria Stuarda

In Naples, “another” of Donizetti’s home cities, I’m working on a project which is very special in terms of quality, continuity and significance. It began in 2022 with Le tre regine,

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2 June 2024: honoured with the title of Cavaliere

On 2nd June I was appointed Cavaliere dell’Ordine “al Merito della Repubblica Italiana”, by decree of the President of the Italian Republic, for outstanding service to the nation in the field of art.

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Le Villi in Turin

In the centenary year of Puccini’s death, being celebrated at opera houses worldwide, I share the pride of this choice by the Teatro Regio, Turin, to be one of the few theatres (and the only one in Italy) to stage his first opera, 

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Symphony of a Thousand in Budapest with the HRSO

Exactly two years after being appointed Chief Conductor of the Hungarian Radio Symphony Orchestra, I want to reflect on the short but intense journey  I have undertaken with this orchestra, and on the artistic,

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