Parma and Busseto, 28 September – 22 October 2017 PROGRAM Ridotto del Teatro Regio di Parma PRIMA CHE SI ALZI IL SIPARIO from Thursday, September 14, 2017 to Monday, September 25, 2017 The presentation of the Festival Verdi operas with the participation of artists and young singers. Teatro Regio di Parma EMOZIONI DA PROVARE from Wednesday, September 20, 2017 to Sunday, September 24, 2017 A journey behind and beyond the scenes for under 30 and students. Cortile della Pilotta BRILLIANT WALTZ Friday, September 22, 2017 The preview of the Festival Verdi turns the Courtyard of Pilotta in a large ballroom with the installation by the artist C999. Parma VERDI OFF from Friday, September 22, 2017 to Sunday, October 22, 2017 Shows, concerts, exhibitions, installations, DJ sets, meetings, films, special projects: the series of side free admission events of the Festival Verdi realized by Teatro Regio di Parma realized with Comune di Parma and with the support of the association. Teatro Farnese PREMIÈRE STIFFELIO UNDER 30 Monday, September 25, 2017 The excitement of an exclusive performance for under 30, living in evening dress with friends. Teatro Regio di Parma e Teatro Farnese OPEN REHEARSALS from Tuesday, September 26, 2017 to Friday, September 29, Few days before the premiere, open rehearsals of the operas reserved for musical, cultural, social and recreational associations. Teatro Regio di Parma JÉRUSALEM from Thursday, September 28, 2017 to Friday, October 20, 2017 Direction, sets and costumes by Hugo de Ana for the new production with an exceptional cast conducted by Daniele Callegari. Teatro Giuseppe Verdi di Busseto LA TRAVIATA from Friday, September 29, 2017 to Wednesday, October 18, 2017 The creative team of Andrea Bernard, winner of the European Opera-directing Prize, realizes the new production conducted by Sebastian Rolli. Teatro Farnese STIFFELIO from Saturday, September 30, 2017 to Saturday, October 21, 2017 Graham Vick take on the undertaking of a new production at the Farnese starring, among others, Luciano Ganci, Maria Katzarava, Giovanni Sala conducted by Guillermo Garcia Calvo. Teatro Regio di Parma FALSTAFF from Sunday, October 01, 2017 to Sunday, October 22, 2017 Roberto de Candia star of the new production of Falstaff, with Riccardo Frizza on the podium and the direction by Jacopo Spirei. Gran Caffè del Teatro LIBIAM NE’ LIETI CALICI from Sunday, October 01, 2017 to Friday, October 20, 2017 Aperitif at the Opera and Dinner after the show at Gran Caffè del Teatro. Ridotto del Teatro Regio di Parma CORI AL RIDOTTO from Tuesday, October 03, 2017 to Monday, October 16, 2017 The excitement of the great Verdi choirs in public concerts. Teatro Regio di Parma UN PALCO ALL’OPERA COL CLUB DEI 27 Saturday, October 07, 2017 The great operas of Verdi told by those who, for passion, are called Otello, Rigoletto, Aida … Teatro Regio di Parma MESSA DA REQUIEM from Saturday, October 07, 2017 to Thursday, October 19, 2017 Filarmonica Arturo Toscanini, Coro del Teatro Regio di Parma and Anna Pirozzi, Veronica Simeoni, Antonio Poli, Riccardo Zanellato conducted by Daniele Callegari. Teatro Farnese e Teatro Giuseppe Verdi di Busseto MEZZOGIORNO IN MUSICA from Saturday, October 07, 2017 to Sunday, October 22, 2017 Young talents accompanied by great artists interpret Verdi arias and famous pages of opera with piano accompaniment. Teatro Regio di Parma GALA VERDIANO Tuesday, October 10, 2017 Arias from the operas by Giuseppe Verdi performed by soloists accompanied on the piano to celebrate the 204th birthday of the Master. Monumento a Verdi CEREMONY IN HONOR OF GIUSEPPE VERDI Tuesday, October 10, 2017 Intoning the “Va ‘pensiero”, the affectionate tribute of Parma to Giuseppe Verdi. Teatro Farnese TRAVIATA, L’INTELLIGENZA DEL CUORE Wednesday, October 11, 2017 Lella Costa and I Filarmonioci di Busseto in a theatrical-musical opera, written with Gabriele Vacis, which pays tribute to all the “traviata” in the world. Teatro Regio di Parma OPERA PILGRIMAGE from Thursday, October 12, 2017 to Sunday, October 15, 2017 The Teatro Regio di Parma hosts the International Conference of Opera Europa, the association that brings together the major theaters and festivals. Teatro Regio di Parma e Chiesa Collegiata di San Bartolomeo di Busseto VERDI, VIRTUOSISMI ORCHESTRALI from Saturday, October 14, 2017 to Saturday, October 21, 2017 Rare occasions to listen the first compositions by Verdi and discover the artistic growing of the Master. Teatro Regio di Parma FUOCO DI GIOIA Tuesday, October 17, 2017 A charity opera gala with great interpreters of Verdi organized by Club dei 27. AROUND VERDI Teatro Farnese TRAVIATA, L’INTELLIGENZA DEL CUORE Wednesday, October 11, 2017 Lella Costa and I Filarmonioci di Busseto in a theatrical-musical opera, written with Gabriele Vacis, which pays tribute to all the “traviata” in the world. Ponte Nord PARADISO. UN PEZZO SACRO from Wednesday, October 11, 2017 to Sunday, October 22, 2017 Lenz Teatro realizes a première commissioned by Festival Verdi dedicated to the artistic meeting between Verdi and Dante that inspired Laudi alla Vergine. Teatro Farnese RAPHAEL GUALAZZI Wednesday, October 18, 2017 The singer-songwriter and pianist in an exclusive concert dedicated to Giuseppe Verdi. VERDI YOUNG Ridotto del Teatro Regio di Parma TUTTO NEL MONDO È BURLA from Friday, October 06, 2017 to Saturday, October 07, 2017 A fun game to steal the heart, strictly chocolate, of two merry wives. But Falstaff’s plan does not go entirely smoothly … Ridotto del Teatro Regio di Parma LA MALEDIZIONE DI TRIBOLETTO from Friday, October 20, 2017 to Saturday, October 21, 2017 Courtiers, goons and his beloved Gilda find themselves in a fairy-tale for this creation for children inspired by Rigoletto.