Filippo Perocco, Aquagranda

Venice, Teatro La Fenice, 8 November 2016


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A story of today with the music of today

«I think theaters have a responsibility that should not be restrained to reproducing the masterpieces of the past, but also to take risks and make cultural choices by recognizing who can tell today’s stories with the music of today». It’s hard to disagree with these words by Damiano Michieletto, the director staging Filippo Perocco’s new opera Aquagranda (High Water), premiered at (and commissioned by) the Teatro La Fenice. Congratulations then to the Venetian theatre for having the boldness of opening its season with this one-act musical drama…

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