Teatro Lirico di Cagliari stages Carmen, with mezzo Cristina Melis in the title role

2018-06-13

The mezzo soprano Cristina Melis will sing the title role in the Carmen, by Bizet, at the Teatro Lirico di Cagliari from June 23rd to July 3rd. The stage director of this new production by the Italian theatre will be Stephen Medcalf while musical direction will be in the hands of Massimo Zanetti, leading the Orchestra y Coro del Teatro Lirico di Cagliari and the Coro di voci bianche del Conservatorio Statale di Musica Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina di Cagliari. Performing alongside Cristina Melis will be Azer Zada (Don José) Luca Micheletti (Escamillo) and Francesca Sassu (Micaëla), and others.

Cristina Melis' upcoming engagements include Cavalleria Rusticana at the Opernhaus of Kiel and La Gioconda at the state opera house of Banska Bystrica.