Cristina Melis stars in Cavallería Rusticana at Theater Kiel


This September 22nd the Theater Kiel presents the double-bill programme Cavalleria Rusticana/Der Bajazzo. The first of the works, a melodrama in one act by Pietro Mascagni, will feature the Italian mezzo soprano Cristina Melis in the role of Santuzza. On stage with her will be Yoonki Baek (Turiddu), Gabriele Vasiliauskaite (Lucia), Stefano Meo (Alfio) and Tatia Jibladze (Lola). Musical direction is in the hands of Georg Fritzsch while stage direction is by Fabio Ceresa.

In upcoming engagements Cristina Melis will perform at the Opera di Stato of Banska Bystrica, as Laura Adorno in La Gioconda and also at the Teatro Comunale di Bologna, as Azucena in Il trovatore.