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48th Festival della Valle d’Itria

2022 programme: operas

The programme for the 48th edition of the Festival della Valle d’Itria is the first by our new artistic director Sebastian F. Schwarz. The festival is held in Martina Franca in the usual summer period, from the 19th July to the 6th August 2022.
Five operas, for a journey through time spanning from the 17th century to present day: Le joueur (1929) by Sergej Prokof’evBeatrice di Tenda (1833) by Vincenzo BelliniIl Xerse (1655) by Francesco CavalliLa scuola de’ gelosi (1778) by Antonio Salieri and the world premiere Opera italiana (2010) by Nicola Campogrande.

At the Palazzo Ducale of Martina Franca

19th, 24th, 30th July and 6th August 2022

Le joueur

by Sergej Prokof’ev

Conductor Jan Latham Koenig
Director David Pountney

23rd and 26th July 2022

Beatrice di Tenda

by Vincenzo Bellini

in concert form

Conductor Michele Spotti

27th July August 2022

La scuola de’ gelosi

by Antonio Salieri

Conductor Danila Grassi

3rd and 5th August 2022

Opera italiana

by Nicola Campogrande

World première

Conductor Alessandro Cadario
Director Tommaso Franchin

At the Teatro Verdi of Martina Franca

25th, 29th and 31st July 2022

Il Xerse

by Francesco Cavalli

First performance of the new critical edition in modern times

Conductor Federico Maria Sardelli
Director Leo Muscato