November 2015

A concert on the occasion of the 500th anniversary of the Jewish Ghetto in Venice 2016 Jewish composers of classical music who live in the ghetto and work at the courts of the high nobility? Christian composers who write liturgical Jewish music, inspired by the rich musical heritage they hear in the synagogues? Everything is possible in Venice and other

Handel’s sparkling opera Partenope on Erato reunites a star cast under the direction of Riccardo Minasi. Partenope (London, 1730) tells the story of the legendary founding Queen of Naples, who is courted by three suitors (Emilio, Arsace and Amindo). The work is imbued with high seduction and grand theatricality and the inventive musical richness of the Caro Sassone scales the peaks