I am glad to announce the publication of my article Opera or ballet? Ottorino Respighi vs. Sergei Diaghilev: a study of the sources for La boutique fantasque, Le astuzie femminili, La serva padrona,«Archival notes», Venezia, Fondazione Giorgio Cini, II, 2017, pp. 1-16. (issn: 2499-832x).
It has been a honor and a pleasure to conduct the Orchestra Sinfonica Siciliana in two semi staged performances of Paisiello-Respighi’s La Serva padrona. Serpina: Raffaella Palumbo. Uberto: Francesco Leone. Vespone: Sandro Dieli.
On July 7th we performed in the amazing Palazzo Riso in Palermo, and on July 9th in the marvelous Palazzo d’Aumale in Terrasini.