Anna Netrebko and Yusif Eyvazov in Arena di Verona
During the five shows from June 29 to July 7, in addition to the dates of July 20 and 26, there will be two different teams, Veron Arena will be transformed into one of the strongest scenes this summer. Giuseppe Verdi, the “Il Trovatore”, will be on stage, with the director of stage and stagewriter Franco Zeffirelli, who has just died recently. In the direction of the orchestra will be Pier Giorgio Morandi, with a double cast where are: Anna Netrebko and Anna Pirozzi in the role of Leonora; Yusif Eyvazov and Murat Karahan in the role of Manrico; Dolora Zajick and Violeta Urmana as Azucena, Luca Salsi and Alberto Gazale as Conte di Luna. This year’s edition is also complemented with the screening of operas such as La traviata, Aida, Carmen and Tosca. In addition to them there will be a gala to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Plácido Domingo’s debut in this Arena.