Luis Cansino will play Iago in Verdi’s “Otello” at the Teatro Municipal de Lima and will star in “Nabucco” in Villach (Austria)

2013-09-10

The Teatro Municipal de Lima will present Giuseppe Verdi’s “Otello”, with baritone Luis Cansino in the role of Iago. The singer is once again returning to the Peruvian capital’s opera, where he previously received excellent reviews and high acclaim from both critics and the public. Argentine Carlos Palacios will lead the stage direction of this production, and young Italian maestro Matteo Pagliari will conduct the Orquesta Sinfónica Por El Perú and Coro Nacional del Perú. Two performances of this production will be presented on September 14th and 21st. On September 25th and 27th, the singer will also participate in a concert called “Todo Verdi,” in commemoration of the bicentennial of the composer’s birth, at the Teatro Municipal de Lima, along with the same orchestra, an important cast of soloists, and musical direction by Matteo Pagliari. On October 7th, the singer will sing the leading role in Verdi’s “Nabucco” at the Villach Congress Center (Austria), with musical direction by J. Klecker.