Francesco Cilea’s masterpiece of the verismo repertoire, Adriana Lecouvreur, will be broadcast by RaiCultura on Rai5 on Wednesday, March 10, starring Kristine Opolais as the commanding title role. Marking her highly anticipated role debut, Ms. Opolais will sing in a new production at the Teatro Comunale di Bologna created by Rosetta Cucchi.

Asher Fisch conducts a fabulous cast including Luciano Ganci as Maurizio, Veronica Simeoni as the Princess de Bouillon, Nicola Alaimo as Michonnet, Romano Dal Zovo as the Prince de Bouillon, Gianluca Sorrentino as The Abbé de Chazeuil, Elena Borin as Mlle Jouvenot, Aloisa Aisemberg as Mlle Dangeville, Luca Gallo as Quinault, and Stefano Consolini as Poisson.

Don’t miss Adriana Lecouvreur starring Kristine Opolais on Wednesday, March 10, at 21:15 CET, via Rai5

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