The Theater St. Gallen presents “La Gioconda,” conducted by Pietro Rizzo

2014-01-16

Starting on February 1st, the Theater St. Gallen presents Ponchielli’s “La Gioconda,” conducted by maestro Pietro Rizzo. This new production of the opera will be stage directed by Rosetta Cucchi. Pietro Rizzo returns to the Switzerland’s theatre in where he previously conducted two Giuseppe Verdi operas, “Rigoletto” and “La Forza del Destino,” to high acclaim last March. He will conduct performances on February 1st, 8th and 11th and March 2nd, returning for more performances in April, with the Sinfonieorchester St. Gallen, Opernchor St. Gallen and Chor des Theaters St. Gallen. The maestro’s upcoming commitments include “Lucrezia Borgia” at Hamburg’s Staatsoper with Edita Gruberova.