Press Room: Händel’s Il Rinaldo in Cremona

Review | giornale della (Italia) | A new Rinaldo according to Spirei | November 27th, 2018

“A well-deserved success for the new staging of Rinaldo…

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Review | GB Opera Magazine (Italia) | Cremona, Teatro Ponchielli: “Rinaldo” | November 27th, 2018

“Accademia Bizantina, directed by Ottavio Dantone, proves once again a quality that couldn’t be any more perfect”

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Review| OperaClick (Italia) | Cremona, Teatro Ponchielli: “Rinaldo” | November 27th, 2018

“Jacopo Spirei directs a human, ordinary Rinaldo…”

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Review | the.blogartpost (Italia) | Händel’s Rinaldo at Ponchielli Theater in Cremona | November 26th, 2018

“The cast works very well together, a team of singers that are well prepared to take on the virtuosity and vocal agility required by the score…”

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Interview | Ieri, Oggi, Domani, Opera! (Italia) | “Meraviglia” in music: an interview with Ottavio Dantone | November 26th, 2018

“Ottavio Dantone stands out in the music world as both instrumentalist, conductor and scholar…”

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Review | Welfare Cremona Network (Italia) | A brave and appreciated choice at Teatro Ponchielli for a contemporary Rinaldo | November 24th, 2018

“Ieri sera la prima dell’opera di Haendel al Teatro Ponchielli di Cremona per OperaLombardia: buon afflusso e apprezzamento per un Rinaldo contemporaneo.”

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Video | Cremona1TV (Italia) | Händel’s Rinaldo at Ponchielli in Cremona | November 24th, 2018

“Applause for Händel’s Rinaldo in Spirei’s cinematographic direction last night at Teatro Ponchielli; an extraordinary performance by Accademia Bizantina, conducted by Dantone.”

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Review | La Provincia (Italia) | Opera – Rinaldo as an office worker looking for himself | November 24th, 2018

“A disconcerting, but not too much, reading by director Spirei. Dantone’s conduction is all about emotion in music.”

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Review | Mondo Padano (Italia) | “Rinaldo”, a revisited masterpiece | November 23th, 2018

“A contemporary reading that does not upset dramaturgical weights.”

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News | Corriere della Sera Milano (Italia) | Opera Lombardia between Händel and Puccini | November 23rd, 2018

“Händel’s Il Rinaldo debuts in Cremona (…) with Accademia Bizantina and conductor Ottavio Dantone, internationally knows as a baroque specialist.”

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Podcast | Radio3 Suite (Italia) | Panorama: concerts and plays around Italy | November 22nd, 2018

Interview with conductor Ottavio Dantone about the new baroque production of Teatro Ponchielli and OperaLombardia.”

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Video | RaiNews (Italia) | TGR Lombardia | November 22nd, 2018

Dress rehearsal of Rinaldo at Teatro Ponchielli in Cremona and an interview with Ottavio Dantone.

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Podcast | RadioClassica (Italia) | TOP TEN | November 21st, 2018

Luca Ciammarughi interviews Ottavio Dantone about the new production of Rinaldo.

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Interview | Cultweek (Italia) | Rinaldo and Dantone’s revisited baroque | November 21st, 2018

“We talked with conductor Ottavio Dantone about the new production, early music, contemporary stage direction and new projects”

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News | Avvenire – Cronaca di Milano (Italia) |Lombardia, it’s time for baroque | November 21st, 2018

“An 18th century masterpiece returns on stage: Händel’s Rinaldo.

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Interview | Wanderer (Italia) | Baroque opera lends itself to an imaginative adaptation in time | November 20th, 2018

“Starting with the new stage direction, we interviewed Dantone about the new production of Rinaldo, «an unusual opera that blends reality and fantasy»”

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