Martina Franca, 14 July – 2 August 2012
This years progamme has been released and if you are in or around Martina Franca between the above dates and are an opera lover, you should check this out.
The main venue is the Palazzo Ducale in the centro storic area (programme below) but there are others dotted around the town so check the festival website for the full listing.
14, 18, July 27, 2012
Johann Adolf Hasse
musical drama in three acts, libretto by Pietro Metastasio
first version for the Theatre St. John Chrysostom in Venice (1730)
21, July 28, 2012
chamber opera in one act, libretto by Vincenzo De Vivo, the brainchild of Mark Buticchi, commissioned by the Festival della Valle d’Itria – world premiere
29, July 31, 2012
Tragic opera in two acts, libretto by Felice Romani