Resurrecting the Arena di Verona
How to Bring Back to Life the Largest Opera Theater in the World
Casa Italiana Director Stefano Albertini interviews the General Manager and Artistic Director of the Arena di Verona Cecilia Gasdìa about the mission of presenting an opera season in the aftermath of the Coronavirus pandemic, as well as her personal relationship with the Arena, from her debut there as an extra, to becoming a member of the choir, to her soloist career. The conversation will include information about the 2021 season, as well.
In ITALIAN with ENGLISH subtitles.
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