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Tosca

Giacomo Puccini


New production

Libretto:
     Giuseppe Giacosa & Luigi Illica

A spectacular reconstruction of the original 1900 production of Tosca in Rome. Daniel Oren conducts an operatic thriller replete with murder, execution and suicide.

Conductor: Daniel Oren
Director: Alessandro Talevi
Set & Costume Designer:
     Adolfo Hohenstein
Lighting Designer: Vincio Cheli

Soloists:

Tosca:Iano Tamar
Tatiana Melnychenko
Cavaradossi:Gustavo Porta
Najmadin Mavlyanov
Scarpia:Sebastian Catana
Sagrestano:Vladimir Braun
Angelotti:Carlo Striuli
Noah Briger
Spoletta:Eitan Drori
Sciaronne:Oded Reich
Yair Polishook
Guard:Noah Briger
Yair Polishook

The Israeli Opera Chorus

Chorus Master: Ethan Schmeisser

Moran Youth Choir

The Opera Orchestra
The Israel Symphony Orchestra Rishon LeZion

Sung in Italian

English and Hebrew Surtitles
Translation: Israel Ouval

 

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GUSTAVO PORTA - Tenor

A world acclaimed singer, Argentine tenor Gustavo Porta has established an extraordinary international career,performing regularly on the world's most prestigious concert hall and opera houses, including Wiener Staatsoper, Deutsche Oper Berlin, Liceu de Barcelona, Teatro Real de Madrid, Teatro Colon de Buenos Aires, New Israeli Opera in Tel Aviv, New National Theatre in Tokyo, NCPA in Beijing, Novaya Opera in Moscow, Deutsche Oper am Rhein, Opéra Royal de Wallonie in Liège, Avenches Festival, Oper Graz, Oper Frankfurt, Oper Leipzig, Maggio Musicale Fiorentino, Teatro San Carlo di Napoli, Teatro dell'Opera di Roma, Teatro Regio di Torino.

Born in Carrilobo in the region of Córdoba (Argentina), Gustavo Porta began his studies at the Conservatory of Córdoba and completed further training at the "Istituto Superior de Arte del Teatro Colón" in Buenos Aires. In 1996 he made his debut at the Teatro Colón.

He moved to Italy in 1999 and made his European debut in Carmen in Padua. In 2001 he made his debut in I Vespri Siciliani in Darmstadt (Germany). Thereafter the young artist's career took off, resulting in more engagements in theaters in Italy and abroad in many works of the lirico spinto repertoire, with such leading conductors as Zubn Mehta, Richard Bonynge, Asher Fisch, Renato Palumbo, Daniel Oren, Frédéric Chaslin, Riccardo Chailly, Donato Renzetti and Rafael Frühbeck de Burgos, and with such stage directors as Franco Zeffirelli and Pierluigi Pizzi.

During his career he took part in important productions, including I Pagliacci at Wiener Staatsoper, Manon Lescaut at Deutsche Oper Berlin, Puccini's Le Villi at Liceu de Barcelona, Ernani at Opéra de Liège, Manon Lescaut and I Pagliacci at New National Theatre of Tokyo, Le Contes d'Hoffmann and Otello at New Israeli Opera of Tel Aviv, Otello and I Pagliacci at NCPA of Beijing, Andrea Chénier at Teatro Regio di Torino, Aida, Tosca and Cavalleria Rusticana at Maggio Musicale Fiorentino, Carmen at Masada Festival, Aida at Avenches Festival and at Teatro dell'Opera di Roma, I Lombardi alla prima crociata at Teatro Colòn de Buenos Aires, La Dolores by Breton at Teatro Real de Madrid.

LATEST PERFORMANCES: Turandot (Calaf) in Hong Kong; Carmen (Don José) at New Israeli Opera in Tel Aviv; Cavalleria rusticana (Turiddu) at Teatro Lirico di Cagliari; Turandot (Calaf), Il tabarro (Luigi) and Tosca (Cavaradossi) at Deutsche Oper am Rhein; Don Carlo (title role) at New Israeli Opera Tel Aviv; Turandot (Calaf) and Norma (Pollione) at Teatro Verdi di Salerno; Turandot (Calaf) with the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Zubin Mehta; Tosca (Cavaradossi), La forza del destino (Don Alvaro) and Norma (Pollione) at New Israeli Opera Tel Aviv; Il trovatore (Manrico) and Adriana Lecouvreur (Maurizio) at Teatro San Carlo di Napoli.

FORTHCOMING PROJECTS: Otello (title role) at Deutsche Oper am Rhein in Düsseldorf; Un ballo in maschera (Riccardo) and Tosca (Cavaradossi) at New Israeli Opera in Tel Aviv; Andrea Chénier (title role) at Grand Théâtre du Tours and at Opéra de Toulon.



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