Falstaff

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Adolf Schrödter, Falstaff und sein Page, 1867

Giuseppe Verdi, Falstaff

★★★☆☆

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Turin, Teatro Regio, 15 November 2017

Falstaff in Turin: elegant, but with little mass

After Milan and Parma, this is the third Falstaff seen on stage in Italy over the last few months. The interest of this Turin performance was to be Daniel Harding’s presence as conductor rather than on the production itself, which dates back to 2008. However, due to an accident last summer, the British conductor had to be replaced and now we have the experienced Donato Renzetti, an authority in this repertoire, who had already conducted this same Falstaff before…

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