On the occasion of Luca Pisaroni's current appearance in the title role of Santa Fe Opera's historical production of the world premiere of the new critical edition of Rossini's Maometto II
, and also in the recent wake of his outstanding performance as Caliban in the Metropolitan Opera pastiche The Enchanted Island
, Opera Lively interviewed the brilliant bass-baritone, arguably the best one of his generation. [Opera Lively interview # 23]
Photo credit Marco Borggreve, used with Luca Pisaroni's permission
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It is also worth reading our other articles related to our full coverage of Santa Fe Opera's Maometto II:
General Announcement with synopsis, the opera discography, video interviews, pictures of the Santa Fe Opera theater, links: [here
Phenomenal interview with Rossini scholar Dr. Philip Gossett who is advising Santa Fe Opera: [here
Interview with Leah Crocetto in the role of Anna: [here
] (Almaviva has attended the opening night)
Coming soon - Interview with Maestro Frédéric Chaslin; stay tuned.