Festival della Valle d’Itria – Martina Franca

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.

www.festivaldellavalleditria.it/

Palazzo Ducale
14, 18, July 27, 2012
Johann Adolf Hasse
Artaxerxes
musical drama in three acts, libretto by Pietro Metastasio
first version for the Theatre St. John Chrysostom in Venice (1730)

Teatro Verdi
21, July 28, 2012
Mark Taralli
Noor
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

Palazzo Ducale
29, July 31, 2012
Vincenzo Bellini
Zaira
Tragic opera in two acts, libretto by Felice Romani

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