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Riccardo Muti Italian Opera Accademy • 2020

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16 - 31 July 2020

From 18 to 31 July, the Riccardo Muti Italian Opera Academy welcomes you at the Dante Alighieri Theatre in Ravenna and invites you to discover ‘Cavalleria rusticana‘, the grand opera by Pietro Mascagni, and the opera in two acts by Ruggero LeoncavalloPagliacci

For Maestro Riccardo Muti, the Italian Opera Academy is an important project that teaches young talented musicians from all over the world the art of Opera, imparting his experience in this extraordinary world.

From the presentation at the piano on Saturday 18 July, to the rehearsals with orchestra and singers from 19 to 27, up to the final performance on 29 and 31 July, directed respectively by Muti himself and his students, Cavalleria rusticana and Pagliacci, will be the subject of a two-week long intensive and careful study.

Info and booking for piano and orchestra rehearsals from 18 to 27 July:
Academy secretary: tel. +39 0544.217036 –

Info and booking for the concerts on 29 and 31 July:
Teatro Alighieri Ticket Office tel. +39 0544.249244 –

Thursday 16 and Friday 17 July 

Closed-door event
Final selection by Riccardo Muti and the Examination Board
Final Exam for collaborating maestros and orchestra conductors

Saturday 18 July

Riccardo Muti at the piano presents Cavalleria rusticana and Pagliacci
Dante Alighieri Theatre – Ravenna
Time: 6pm

From Sunday 19 to Monday 27 July

Rehearsals with Riccardo Muti at the piano, with the orchestra and the singers rehearsing Cavalleria rusticana and Pagliacci
Dante Alighieri Theatre – Ravenna
Time: in the morning and afternoon

Wednesday 29 July

Riccardo Muti conducts a selection of pieces from Cavalleria rusticana and Pagliacci
Orchestra Giovanile Luigi Cherubini
Dante Alighieri Theatre – Ravenna
Time: 8.30pm

Friday 31 July

Riccardo Muti presents the Gala Concert of the young orchestra conductors
Selection of pieces from Cavalleria rusticana and Pagliacci
Orchestra Giovanile Luigi Cherubini
Dante Alighieri Theatre – Ravenna
Time: 8.30pm


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Last edit:29 December 2020