Friday, March 20, 2015
La Traviata
Wiener Staatsoper, Vienna
Saimir Pirgu
Marco Armiliato
Saimir Pirgu saves the day jumping in La Traviata
at the Wiener Staatsoper, Marco Armiliato conducting
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Saimir Pirgu 

Saimir Pirgu - Alfredo

 

Born in Albania in 1981,  acclaimed by audiences and critics alike, tenor Saimir Pirgu's career has taken him to the most important music centers worldwide.

The most recent seasons have been marked by foremost successes all round the world, amongst them: La Bohème at Gran Teatre del Liceu in Barcelona, The Magic Flute at La Scala in Milan, La Traviataat the New York Metropolitan and San Francisco Operas, at the Teatro di San Carlo in Naples, and also at the Bayerische Staatsoper,L'Elisir d'Amore at the Teatro dell'Opera in Rome, as well as at the Vienna Staatsoper, La Clemenza di Tito at the Paris National Opera, Lucia di Lammermoor with the Los Angeles Opera, Washington National Opera and Hamburg Opera, Werther at the National Opera in Tirana, Rigoletto at the Arena in Verona and at the Zurich Opera, Royal Opera House Covent Garden and the Bavarian State Opera, Idomeneo at the Styriarte Festival in Graz, Macbeth at the Maggio Musicale in Florence, Iolanta and Francesca da Rimini at the Theater an der Wien.

Equally praised for his concert appearances, he is widely acknowledged for his interpretations of the Verdi Requiem, foremost being at the Salzburg Festival and in Chicago with Riccardo Muti and the Vienna Philharmonic, at the Musikverein in Vienna and in Munich with Mariss Jansons and the Orchestra of the Bayerische Rundfunk, with Antonio Pappano and the Accademia of Santa Cecilia orchestra. Other notable recent concert and symphonic engagements include: Rossini's La Petite Messe Solennelle at the Musikverein in Vienna and at the Théâtre des Champas Elysées in Paris with Daniele Gatti, the New Year's Concert 2013 at the Theater La Fenice in Venice , Dvořák's Stabat Mater in Graz at the Styriarte Festival with Nikolaus Harnoncourt, Berlioz's Messe Solennelle at the Musikverein with Riccardo Muti and at the Vienna Philharmonic. Mr. Pirgu has also been heard at the Auditorium Lingotto in Torino with Claudio Abbado, at the Concertgebouw in Amsterdam with Peter Schneider.

In 2009, he was honored with the Franco Corelli Prize bestowed by the Theater of the Muses in Ancona, for his interpretation of the role of Alfredo in La Traviata.

In 2013 Saimir Pirgu became the youngest winner of the prestigious “Golden Pavarotti Award”.

Plans include:  Rigoletto, La TraviataKing Roger (Royal Opera House) and a recital in London; Macbeth and La Bohème at the Gran Teatre del Liceu in Barcelona; Lucia di Lammermoor and La Clemenza di Tito in Toulouse; La Traviata in Berlin; Un Ballo in Maschera in Tel Aviv; Don Giovanni at the Arena in Verona and in Vienna; Rigoletto in Vienna and Toulouse; L'Elisir d'Amore in Vienna; Falstaff in Chicago, Muti conducting. On the concert side Mr. Pirgu will sing Requiem op.5 by Berlioz with the Orchestre du Capitole of Toulouse on tour in Vienna, Mozart’s Requiem in Amsterdam and a series of concerts at the Théâtre des Champs-Elysées in Paris.

Since 2013 Saimir Pirgu has been an ambassador for Down Syndrome Albania, a foundation for helping children afflicted with Down syndrome.

 

Marco Armiliato 

Marco Armiliato - conductor

 

One of the leading names in the international operatic scene, he is regular guest of the most prestigious theaters in the world. His recording of Verismo arias with Renée Fleming won a Grammy Award in 2010. His recent engagements include: Anna Bolena, ErnaniAidaFrancesca da RiminiRigolettoToscaLa SonnambulaMadama ButterflyLa Bohème (Metropolitan Opera), ToscaRigolettoLa Traviata,Turandot and La Bohème (Bavarian State Opera), Aida and Tosca (Arena di Verona),  La TraviataAndrea Chénier and Tosca (Vienna State Opera), Madama Butterfly in Chicago and La Fille du Régiment (Paris Opéra).

Plans include:  Anna Bolena and several important productions in the next seasons at the Metropolitan in New York; Manon LescautLa BohèmeRoméo et JulietteLa TraviataIl Trovatore (new production) and Simon Boccanegra (Vienna State Opera); Lucia di Lammermoor (Liceu, Barcelona), Manon Lescaut (Amsterdam); La Traviata, Otello and La Fanciulla del West (Zürich); Otello (Peralada Festival);Faust (Deutsche Oper Berlin);Werther (New National Theater, Tokyo); Dom Sébastien roi de Portugal (Toulouse), La Traviata (Munich), Madama Butterfly (Teatro Real, Madrid), Rigoletto (Chicago). M° Armiliato will perform in concert in Versailles, Moscow, St. Petersburg, Milan, Munich.

 

Wiener Staatsoper


Vienna

 

March 21st, 2015

IN EVIDENZA
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Marco Armiliato returns to the Metropolitan Opera conducting Puccini’s Turandot in the historical production by Franco Zeffirelli
11/10/2021 17.40.00
Marco Armiliato conducts Francesco Meli, Xabier Anduaga, Francesco Demuro in a special Gala Concert tribute to Enrico Caruso at the Teatro San Carlo in Naples
16/09/2021 15.23.00
Marco Armiliato returns to Naples conducting a special concert at the Teatro San Carlo
09/09/2021 14.12.00
Marco Armiliato returns to the Salzburg Festival conducting Puccini’s Tosca. Anna Netrebko stars in the title role
17/08/2021 10.23.00
Marco Armiliato conducts Anna Netrebko and the Teatro San Carlo Orchestra in Verdi’s Il Trovatore in Naples
12/07/2021 17.23.00
Marco Armiliato conducts Anna Netrebko in a special all-Verdi concert at the Teatro del Maggio in Florence
25/06/2021 7.55.00
Marco Armiliato conducts a new production of Cavalleria Rusticana and Pagliacci at the Arena di Verona.
24/06/2021 19.09.00
Marco Armiliato conducts a new production of Norma at the Teatro Real in Madrid
02/03/2021 10.09.00
Marco Armiliato adds a new title to his repertoire conducting Nabucco broadcast from the Wiener Staatsoper, Riccardo Zanellato stars as Zaccaria
20/01/2021 17.00.00
Marco Armiliato conducts Cavalleria Rusticana and Pagliacci at the Wiener Staatsoper. Andrea Giovannini completes the cast as Beppe in Pagliacci
29/10/2020 17.36.00
Nicola Alaimo stars as Don Pasquale at the Wiener Staatsoper, Marco Armiliato conducting, production by Irina Brook
13/10/2020 10.50.00
Marco Armiliato conducts Puccini’s La Rondine at the Teatro del Maggio in Florence. In the cast Francesca Longari and Francesco Verna
21/09/2020 15.57.00
Marco Armiliato conducts Schubert and Brahms at the Ravello Festival with the Orchestra of the Teatro di San Carlo
10/09/2020 13.17.00
Marco Armiliato conducts the exclusive Opera Stars Gala at the Arena in Verona, featuring Anna Netrebko, Yusif Eyvazov, Ekaterina Gubanova and Ambrogio Maestri
30/07/2020 11.33.00
Marco Armiliato returns to the podium of the Orchestra of the Arena in Verona conducting Mozart’s Requiem for the victims of Covid-19. Saimir Pirgu stars in the cast
29/07/2020 11.14.00
Marco Armiliato conducts the exciting opening gala of the Arena in Verona, in the stellar cast, Saimir Pirgu and Riccardo Zanellato
21/07/2020 14.57.00
Marco Armiliato returns on the podium conducting Francesco Meli in an exciting Gala concert at the Teatro del Maggio Musicale Fiorentino live broadcast on Idagio
05/06/2020 0.00.00
Marco Armiliato returns to the Opernhaus in Zurich conducting Puccini’s La Bohème
03/03/2020 12.18.00
Marco Armiliato conducts Puccini’s Tosca at the Wiener Staatsoper
07/02/2020 0.00.00
Marco Armiliato conducts Puccini’s La Bohème at the Stanislavsky and Nemirovich-Danchenko Moscow Music Theatre
03/02/2020 15.46.00
Marco Armiliato appointed Honorary Member of the Vienna State Opera
20/12/2019 16.17.00
Marco Armiliato conducts Tosca at the Wiener Staatsoper
29/11/2019 10.47.00
Marco Armiliato conducts Turandot at the Metropolitan Opera in New York In the stellar cast Eleonora Buratto figures as Liù
23/10/2019 11.33.00
Marco Armiliato conducts Puccini’s La Bohème at the Metropolitan Opera in New York
21/10/2019 11.17.00
Marco Armiliato conducts Carmen at the Menuhin Festival in Gstaad
21/08/2019 11.27.00
Marco Armiliato returns to the Arena in Verona conducting a special gala performance of La Traviata with Domingo, Grigolo and Oropesa. Daniela Mazzucato, Max René Cosotti and Stefano Rinaldi Miliani complete the cast
29/07/2019 15.27.00
Marco Armiliato conducts Cilea’s Adriana Lecouvreur at the Salzburg Festival, Nicola Alaimo stars as Michonnet. Mika Kares and Andrea Giovannini complete the cast as Principe di Bouillon and Abate di Chazeuil
26/07/2019 10.37.00
Marco Armiliato conducts Verdi’s La Traviata for the Munich Opera Festival
24/06/2019 12.34.00
Marco Armiliato conducts Aida at the Wiener Staatsoper
18/06/2019 11.33.00
Marco Armiliato at the helm of the Vienna State Opera 150 anniversary Gala
22/05/2019 15.21.00
Marco Armiliato conducts Giordano’s Andréa Chenier in Vienna
20/05/2019 15.37.00
Marco Armiliato conducts a new production of Massenet’s Manon at the Opernhaus in Zurich. Alastair Miles stars as Le Comte des Grieux
04/04/2019 16.57.00
Marco Armiliato conducts La Traviata at the Teatro alla Scala in Milan, Placido Domingo stars as Germont
11/03/2019 11.44.00
Marco Armiliato conducts Donizetti’s L’Elisir d’Amore at the Wiener Staatsoper in Vienna
22/02/2019 11.18.00
Marco Armiliato conducts Puccini’s Tosca in Vienna
05/02/2019 16.36.00
Saimir Pirgu returns to Vienna, starring as Alfredo in La Traviata at the Wiener Staatsoper, Marco Armiliato conducting
28/01/2019 11.42.00
Marco Armiliato conducts Puccini’s Madama Butterfly at the Royal Opera House in Muscat
16/01/2019 13.01.00
Marco Armiliato conducts Il Trovatore at the Lyric Opera in Chicago
15/11/2018 17.33.00
Marco Armiliato conducts Puccini’s La Fanciulla del West at the Metropolitan Opera in New York
02/10/2018 16.54.00
Marco Armiliato to conduct a Gala Concert with Editha Gruberova and Tosca at the Bayerische Staatsoper in Munich
03/07/2018 15.28.00
Marco Armiliato conducts Edita Gruberova in a gala concert at the Wiener Staatsoper
21/06/2018 16.58.00
Stefano Secco saves the day jumping in as Cavaradossi in Tosca in Vienna, Marco Armiliato conducting
19/06/2018 16.49.00
Marco Armiliato conducts Tosca at the Wiener Staatsoper
12/06/2018 10.15.00
Marco Armiliato to conduct La Traviata at the Wiener Staatsoper
25/05/2018 11.28.00
Marco Armiliato conducts a new production of Saint-Saëns’ Samson et Dalila at the Wiener Staatsoper in Vienna
10/05/2018 16.28.00
Marco Armiliato returns to Vienna conducting Andrea Chénier
20/04/2018 10.45.00
Martina Serafin stars as Turandot at the Metropolitan Opera in New York, Marco Armiliato conducting
20/03/2018 14.53.00
Marco Armiliato conducts Madama Butterfly at the Metropolitan Opera in New York
21/02/2018 17.47.00
Marco Armiliato conducts La Bohème at the Metropolitan Opera in New York
15/02/2018 15.30.00
Marco Armiliato returns to the Metropolitan Opera in New York conducting Il Trovatore, production by David Mac Vicar
22/01/2018 12.16.00
Marco Armiliato conducts Puccini’s La Fanciulla del West at the Opernhaus in Zurich, Barrie Kosky directing
19/12/2017 17.39.00
Marco Armiliato conducts Andrea Chénier at the Bayerische Staatsoper in Munich
27/11/2017 12.21.00
Marco Armiliato returns to the Lyric Opera in Chicago conducting Rigoletto
06/10/2017 14.30.00
Marco Caria stars as Figaro in Il Barbiere di Siviglia at the Wiener Staatsoper, Marco Armiliato conducting
30/08/2017 17.47.00
Luciana D’Intino returns to the Wiener Staatsoper starring as Azucena in Il Trovatore, Marco Armiliato conducting
30/08/2017 11.50.00
Marco Armiliato returns to the Salzburg Festival conducting Lucrezia Borgia
18/08/2017 17.51.00
Enkelejda Shkoza stars in Madama Butterfly at the Teatro Real in Madrid, Marco Armiliato conducting
26/06/2017 16.54.00
Marco Armiliato conducts The State Academic Symphony Orchestra of Russia "Evgeny Svetlanov" in an exciting Gala Concert in Moscow
23/05/2017 15.58.00
Marco Caria stars in Gala Concert alongside Placido Domingo in Vienna, Marco Armiliato conducting.
17/05/2017 10.06.00
Marco Armiliato conducts Alfano’s Cyrano de Bergerac at the Metropolitan Opera in New York
28/04/2017 10.35.00
Stage Door is delighted to announce the USA representation of Maestro Marco Armiliato
27/04/2017 11.51.00
Marco Armiliato conducts Otello at the Opernhaus in Zurich
27/02/2017 11.24.00
Luciana D’Intino stars in a new production of Il Trovatore at the Wiener Staatsoper, Marco Armiliato conducting. Lighting design is by Alessandro Carletti
03/02/2017 11.30.00
Marco Armiliato returns to the Wiener Staatsoper conducting La Fanciulla del West, Il Trovatore, Otello and L’Elisir d’Amore
05/01/2017 15.33.00
Marco Armiliato returns to the Metropolitan Opera in New York conducting Aida, Manon Lescaut, La Bohème and a new production of Cyrano de Bergerac
02/11/2016 16.30.00
Marcello Giordani stars as Radames in Aida at the Wiener Staatsoper, Marco Armiliato conducting
29/09/2016 12.02.00
Marcello Giordani stars as Calaf in Turandot at the Wiener Staatsoper, Marco Armiliato conducting
03/09/2016 12.20.00
Marco Armiliato returns to the Salzburg Festival conducting Manon Lescaut with Anna Netrebko
22/07/2016 17.18.00
Marco Armiliato conducts Jonas Kaufmann in the exciting Festival Gala at the Munich Opernfestspiele in Munich
20/07/2016 10.44.00
Marco Armiliato conducts La Traviata at the Munich Opera Festival
13/07/2016 16.59.00
Don’t miss Marcello Giordani and Marco Armiliato performing an exciting Manon Lescaut in Vienna live broadcast on Euroradio
29/06/2016 12.27.00
Mario Cassi stars as Dottor Malatesta at the Wiener Staatsoper, Marco Armiliato conducting
23/06/2016 17.23.00
Marco Armiliato conducts Manon Lescaut at Wiener Staatsoper in Vienna, Marcello Giordani stars as Des Grieux
20/06/2016 18.26.00
Marco Armiliato conducts Don Carlo in Vienna, production directed by Daniele Abbado and lighting design by Alessandro Carletti
20/05/2016 9.25.00
Marco Armiliato returns to Austria conducting a Gala Concert at the Withsun Festival in Salzburg and Verdi’s masterpieces at Wiener Staatsoper: La Traviata, Don Carlo and Simon Boccanegra
16/05/2016 15.29.00
Marco Armiliato conducts the Luzerner Sinfonieorchester in a gala concert at Zaubersee Spring Festival in Lucerne
06/05/2016 9.56.00
Marco Armiliato returns to Vienna, conducting Roméo et Juliette and Il Barbiere di Siviglia
22/02/2016 16.10.00
Marco Armiliato conducts David McVicar’s Goya-inspired production of Il Trovatore at the Metropolitan Opera in New York
03/02/2016 14.32.00
Marco Armiliato returns to the Metropolitan Opera conducting Anna Bolena
04/01/2016 15.45.00
Marco Armiliato conducts Lucia di Lammermoor at the Gran Teatre del Liceu in Barcelona
03/12/2015 18.28.00
Marco Armiliato returns to the Wiener Staatsoper conducting Elisir d’Amore and La Bohème
22/10/2015 15.04.00
Marco Armiliato conducts a Gala concert with Edita Gruberova at the Teatro alla Scala in Milan
21/07/2015 15.49.00
Marco Armiliato conducts Anna Netrebko & Friends in an Opera Gala tour in Vienna, Versailles, Moscow, Prague and Barcelona
01/07/2015 11.00.00
Marco Armiliato conducts the new production of Gounod’s Faust, directed by Philipp Stölzl, at the Deutsche Oper in Berlin
17/06/2015 14.20.00
Marco Armiliato leads the opening Gala concert of the Expo 2015 in Milan, with the Chorus and Orchestra of the Teatro alla Scala.
29/04/2015 11.27.00
Marco Armiliato conducts a new production of Traviata at the Zurich Opernhaus
17/04/2015 11.19.00
Saimir Pirgu saves the day jumping in La Traviata at the Wiener Staatsoper, Marco Armiliato conducting
20/03/2015 16.07.00
Marco Armiliato conducts a concert gala in honor of Edita Gruberova on the occasion of her 45 years at the Wiener Staatsoper
05/02/2015 16.24.00
Marco Armiliato returns to the Wiener Staatsoper, conducting important productions: Tosca, Andrea Chénier, L’Elisir d’Amore, Don Carlo, I Puritani
30/01/2015 16.01.00
Marcello Giordani stars in the Metropolitan Opera's Aida, Marco Armiliato conducting
05/11/2014 20.05.00
Marco Armiliato returns to the Arena in Verona, conducting Madama Butterfly
06/08/2014 15.31.00
Marco Armiliato for the first time on the podium of the Zurich Opernhaus conducting La Fanciulla del West
18/06/2014 12.20.00
Marco Armiliato conducts Rigoletto and La Bohème in Munich
23/04/2014 17.49.00
Marcello Giordani stars as Mario Cavaradossi, Marco Armiliato conducting and Luc Bondy directing
09/12/2013 17.51.00
Marco Armiliato for the first time on the podium of the Lyric Opera of Chicago conducting Madama Butterfly
15/10/2013 10.22.00
Marco Armiliato conducts La Rondine at the Royal Opera House Covent Garden in London, Nicolas Jöel directing
05/07/2013 14.58.00
Marco Armiliato returns to Vienna, conducting Traviata, Andrea Chénier and Tosca
07/05/2013 15.29.00
La Traviata at the Opéra de Monte Carlo featuring Marco Armiliato, Stefano Antonucci and Loriana Castellano
22/01/2013 17.14.00
Marco Armiliato conducts Turandot at the Bayerische Staatsoper in Munich
19/11/2012 12.20.00
Marco Armiliato conducts La Fille du Régiment at the Opéra National de Paris
08/10/2012 17.16.00
Marco Armiliato returns to Arena di Verona to conduct Tosca, Hugo De Ana directing
01/08/2012 15.55.00
Marco Armiliato to conduct Aida at the Arena in Verona
31/07/2012 16.27.00
Marco Armiliato returns to Opéra de Paris conducting Il Barbiere di Siviglia
22/05/2012 10.57.00
Marco Armiliato conducts Aida at the Metropolitan Opera in New York, Lado Ataneli sings Amonasro.
27/02/2012 16.26.00
Marco Armiliato conducts Linda di Chamounix at the Gran Teatre del Liceu in Barcelona. Ketevan Kemoklidze(Pierotto) stars the international cast.
20/12/2011 13.02.00
Marco Armiliato opens MET new season
21/09/2011 0.00.00
Marco Armiliato conducts "Opera Stars in Concert"
29/07/2011 0.00.00
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