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Sep 11

Turandot

Puccini’s TURANDOT – September 3, 7 and 10, 2016
On September 3, 2016, Marcello Giordani will appear on the stage of the Vienna State Opera to sing the role of the unknown prince in Puccini’s last opera, Turandot, next to the Turandot of soprano Lisa Lindstrom. The cast includes Olga Bezsmertna as Liù and Dan Paul Dumitrescu as Timur. Giordani has sung Calaf in some of the most important opera theaters of the world including the Metropolitan Opera of New York, the Teatro alla Scala of Milan, the Terme of Caracalla, the Maggio Musicale Fiorentino, and the Opera Theatre of Budapest. Don’t miss this opportunity to see him again in a role that he has made his own since he sang it for the first time at Torre del Lago in 2003.

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Jun 2

Puccini’s “Manon Lescaut” at the Wiener Staatsoper

On June 20, 2016, Marcello Giordani will appear on the stage of the Wiener Staatsoper to reprise a role that he has performed in some of the major opera houses of the world: the Chevalier Des Grieux in Puccini’s Manon Lescaut. From his debut in the role in 2000, in Zürich, to his performance at the Metropolitan in January 2008, e more recently in the Teatro Municipal of Sao Paulo in Brazil, his interpretation of the role has been acclaimed by audiences and critics. Of his performance as Manon’s lover at the Metropolitan, the critic of the New York Times wrote: “Here was the real thing, an Italian tenor who sang with ringing power and sweeping fervor.” Sharing the stage with Giordani will be renowned soprano Anna Netrebko in the role of the protagonist, and baritone David Pershall as Lescaut.

as Des Grieux with Karita Mattila as Manon in "Manon Lescaut", Metropolitan Opera, 2008
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Dec 30

“Manon Lescaut” at Staatsoper Hamburg

In December 2015, Marcello will return to the Staatsoper Hamburg to reprise a role that he has performed in most of the major opera houses of the world: Des Grieux in Puccini’s Manon Lescaut. From his debut in the role in 2000, in Zürich, to his performance at the Metropolitan in January 2008, e more recently in the Teatro Municipal of Sao Paulo in Brazil, he has been acclaimed by audiences and critics.   Of his performance as Manon’s lover at the Metropolitan, the critic of the New York Times wrote: “Here was the real thing, an Italian tenor who sang with ringing power and sweeping fervor.” On the stage of the Staatsoper he will be joined by soprano Amarilli Nizza as Manon, baritone Kartal Karagadik as Lescaut, and bass Tigran Martirossian as Geronte.

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Cavalleria Rusticana, 2013

Marcello Giordani, in good vocal form, brings to the stage a Turriddu somewhat rough around the edges, who... does not spare decibels, even to the detriment of a deeper interpretation of the character, but the outcome proves to be extremely effective.
(Translated from French)

- Forum Opera - April 13, 2012