28 Nov 2012

Simon Boccanegra Opens Rome Opera 2012-13 Season


By Frank Cadenhead [Opera Today, 28 November 2012]

Yesterday, Conductor Riccardo Muti opened the Rome Opera, where he is “honorary conductor for life,” with a gala presentation of Verdi’s Simon Boccanegra. The country’s president and the city’s mayor were only some of the leading figures in attendance.