Luca Pisaroni Sings Rossini's MAOMETTO II in Santa Fe, July-Aug 2012


Luca Pisaroni has already had a banner year, including his universally praised debut at Lyric Opera of Chicago as Argante in Handel's Rinaldo and a recital of Schubert and Liszt at Lincoln Center.  This summer, Pisaroni will carry the title role in Santa Fe Opera's world premiere of the new critical edition of Rossini's Maometto II (July 14-August 16). He will also perform in concerts at the Santa Fe Chamber Music Festival in July.

Rossini's Maometto II, a love story set against a backdrop of the Venetian colony of Negroponte, includes some show-stopping coloratura arias. The opera tells of an impossible love set amid struggles between the worlds of Christianity and Islam. Directed by David Alden, the Santa Fe Opera production of Maometto II (July 14-August 16) will see Pisaroni sing alongside Leah Crocetto (Anna) and Patricia Bardon (Calbo).

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Luca Pisaroni's upcoming engagements include:

July 14, 18, 27; August 2, 7, 16

Santa Fe, NM: Santa Fe Opera
Rossini: Maometto II (Maometto II) – world premiere of new critical edition
Frédéric Chaslin, conductor
David Alden, director

July 21

Santa Fe, NM: Santa Fe Chamber Music Festival
J.S. Bach: Cantatas "Amore traditore" (BWV 203) and "Ich habe genug" (BWV 82)
Kathleen McIntosh, harpsichord

July 22, 23

Santa Fe, NM: Santa Fe Chamber Music Festival
Schubert: Four songs from Schwanengesang: "Der Atlas," "Aufenthalt," "Ihr Bild," "In der Ferne"
Jon Kimura Parker, piano

August 4

Santa Fe, NM: Santa Fe Opera
Gala Concert
With Susan Graham & Friends

Photo credit: Marco Borggreve