Opera and Ballet

Teatro Regio, Tuesday 15 November 2016 - Saturday 26 November 2016

Teatro Regio, Wednesday 12 October 2016 - Sunday 23 October 2016

Lucia di Lammermoor

Gianandrea Noseda conducts Donizetti’s masterpiece
On stage the disruptive direction of Damiano Michieletto
The three great “Lucies” at the Regio:
Jessica Pratt, Elena Mosuc and Diana Damrau

Teatro Regio, Wednesday, 11th May 2016 at 20:00

Teatro Regio for Festival Alfredo Casella

From Monday 11th April to Sunday 24th April 2016 

La donna serpente

The fairytale opera by Alfredo Casella for the first time in  Torino
Gianadrea Noseda conducts the Orchestra and Chorus of the Regio in a dreamlike setting directed by Arturo Cirillo

Teatro Regio, Thursday, 14th April, 2016 at 20:00

On Thursday 14th April at 20:00, the Regio will stage, for the first time in Turin, the opera La donna serpente (The snake woman), by Alfredo Casella. The Orchestra and Chorus of the Regio are conducted by Gianandrea Noseda. The opera is directed by Arturo Cirillo. The cast that will bring to life this fabulous opera, inspired by fairies, gnomes and goblins, includes, among others: Piero Pretti, Carmela Remigio, Erika Grimaldi, Francesca Sassu and Sebastian Catana. La donna serpente will be the centrepiece of the Festival Casella, a project made possible by the City of Turin, which, for two weeks, will unite all musical institutions in Turin, the Cinema Museum and the Teatro Stabile. A refined and fascinating cultural journey that, through music, theatre, cinema and meetings, will, for the first time cast light on the multifaceted figure of Alfredo Casella, who was born in Turin in 1883. 

La Cenerentola

A charming show premiered in Italy directed by Alessandro Talevi
Speranza Scappucci for the first time on the podium of the Orchestra and Chorus of Teatro Regio

Teatro Regio, Tuesday, 15th March 2016 at 20:00
On Tuesday 15th March at 20:00, the Regio will stage La Cenerentola by Gioachino Rossini, the most beautiful fairy tale in music written by the “Napoleon” of composers. The new production, premiered in Italy, boasts the direction of the young Alessandro Talevi, graduated in London, winner of the prestigious “European Opera-directing Prize” and requested by major European theatres. Making her debut on the podium of Orchestra and Chorus of the Regio is the young Speranza Scappucci, a rising star of the glorious Italian school of conductors named “Artist of the Month” by the prestigious Musical America. The cast includes singers international renowned who are specialised in the Rossini repertoire such as: Chiara Amarù, Antonino Siragusa, Paolo Bordogna, Carlo Lepore.
Alessandro Talevi, born in Johannesburg to Italian parents, leads for the first time in Italy the show from the Swedish Malmö Opera. The director explains: «My Cinderella is set in Rome in the fifties and is fascinated by the big movie star, like all the girls after World War II. Alidoro is the crucial character of “my” Cinderella, a great director of Cinecittà in search of the heroine for his new film». Respectful to the score, this production has a protagonist very close to teenagers nowadays, a new reading of acute social analysis.


The famous Andrew Lloyd Webber musical, among the biggest hits of all time, for the first time at Teatro Regio

Teatro Regio, Thursday, 25th February 2016 at 20:00.


Puccini's masterpiece with setting to be premiered in Europe conducted by Daniele Abbado and directed by Renato Palumbo

Teatro Regio, Tuesday, 9th February 2016 at 20:00. Tuesday, 9th February at 20:00, the Regio will present Tosca by Giacomo Puccini, the first masterpiece of the twentieth century Italian music, in a new European production to be premiered at the Regio. Renato Palumbo conducts the Orchestra and Chorus of the Teatro Regio, and Daniele Abbado directs it. The melodrama of historical setting, with strong dramatic colours, boasts a cast of internationally renowned soloists: Maria José Siri, Roberto Aronica and Carlos Álvarez. This production is organized with the support of the Società Reale Mutua di Assicurazioni, whose President Iti Mihalich said: “Our Society, Founding Partner of the Teatro Regio of Turin since 2012, has always paid attention to promoting the development and diffusion of culture as a key instrument for social and economic growth of the territory. We are pleased to continue to offer concrete support for the lyric tradition and to the activities of one of the most prestigious theatres in the art and music internationally. We are helping this year, after having supported the staging of Guglielmo Tell in 2014 and Le Nozze di Figaro in 2015, the subalpine opera season starting with Tosca, the famous opera by Giacomo Puccini.”

The Cunning Little Vixen

The Cunning Little Vixen
The Teatro Regio presents a masterpiece by Leóš Janáček
A moving tale of 1900s in the first Italian poetic staging directed by Carsen
Jan Latham-Koenig conducts both the Orchestra and Chorus of the Regio

Teatro Regio, Tuesday 19th January 2016, at 20:00

On Tuesday 19th January 2016, at 20:00, the Regio shows The Cunning Little Vixen by Leóš Janáček, premiered in Turin and directed by Robert Carsen. It is a unique opportunity to appreciate a title rarely performed, presented in a setting of great beauty and poetry. The Cunning Little Vixen is the first of the project Janáček-Carsen which shows, as from this season, the great masterpieces of the Moravian composer, one of the fathers of the musical language of the twentieth century. The great Canadian director Robert Carsen has a close relationship with the Regio which started back in 1996 with Cendrillon followed by Mephistopheles (2002), Rusalka (2007) and Salome (2008), reads and interprets the composer’s masterpieces. The English conductor, Jan Latham-Koenig, a leading expert in the opera of Janáček, is on the podium of the Orchestra and Chorus of the Teatro Regio, directing this rich score. The delicate and poetic staging of Carsen, an Italian premiere, is a co-production between the Opera National du Rhin and the Opéra de Lille. The cast: Lucie Silkenová, Michaela Kapustová, Svatopluk Sem, Eliška Weissová, Jaroslav Březina.

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