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30 Dec 2007

Genoa Opera Hires New Artistic Director

carlo_felice.pngHouse's troubles a major challenge for Italy's first top woman opera manager
by Carlo Vitali [, 27 December 2007]

BOLOGNA, Dec. 26 -- Cristina Ferrari is the new artistic director of Genoa's Teatro Carlo Felice, one of Italy's 14 Fondazioni lirico-sinfoniche, or chartered opera houses. The announcement, made Saturday, is a surprise, since no woman at a comparable managerial level is to be found elsewhere in the country's opera system.

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