2 December 2014
A live recording of the Festspielhaus Baden-Baden’s 2013 production of Don Giovanni, featuring Luca Pisaroni as Leporello, is now available for purchase. Mr. Pisaroni’s “elegant,” “powerful,” and “impeccable” portrayal of Giovanni’s crafty, cunning servant shines in this new release, with a cast including Erwin Schrott in the title role, Anna Netrebko as Donna Anna, Malena Ernman as Donna Elvira, and the Balthasar-Neumann Orchestra and Choir led by Thomas Hengelbrock.
Purchase your copy of this Sony Classical release today via Presto Classical (DVD/Blu-ray) or on Amazon.de, and enjoy the following video previews featuring Luca’s performances of “Notte e giorno faticar” and “Madamina, il catalogo e questo.”
12 November 2014
Luca Pisaroni returns to Vienna this month in one of his signature roles, at the historic Vienna State Opera. He sings Count Almaviva in Mozart’s energetic and masterful Le Nozze di Figaro with Anita Hartig as Susanna, Olga Bezsmertna as Countess Almaviva, Rachel Frenkel as Cherubino, and Adam Plachetka in the title role. Viennese conductor Sascha Goetzel leads the performances on November 16, 19, 22 & 25.
In December, Mr. Pisaroni heads to Munich’s Bayerische Staatsoper for Figaro, this time in the title role. Ms. Hartig sings Susanna in this production as well, with Véronique Gens as the Countess, Gerald Finley as the Count, and Angela Brower as Cherubino. Renowned conductor Ivor Bolton leads from the pit for this fresh and vibrant production. Performances take place December 8 12, 15 & 17.
29 September 2014
Luca will sing the music of several composers, including Mozart, Beethoven, Mendelssohn, and Schubert, on a four-stop European and North American recital tour this October. These performances are presented in collaboration with pianist Wolfram Rieger, and feature a return to the Muziekgebouw in Amsterdam on October 10, then on to Carnegie Hall in New York City on October 16, with the Vancouver Recital Society on October 26, and The Athenaeum Music & Arts Library in La Jolla on October 28. Visit the linked dates for tickets and additional information, including program listings.