Screening direct from the prestigious 80th Maggio Musicale Fiorentino, Verdi’s grand opera about love, ambition and intrigue is set in 16th-century Spain.Read more
The story follows Carlos Prince of Asturias (Fabio Sartori), who is betrothed to Elizabeth of Valois (Julianna Di Giacomo), the daughter of the French king. However, for political reasons, Elizabeth is ultimately married to Carlos’ father, King Philip II of Spain instead... Zubin Mehta will conduct.
Conductor: Zubin Mehta
Orchestra: Orchestra of the Maggio Musicale Fiorentino
Cast: Fabio Sartori, Julianna Di Giacomo, Dmitry Beloselskiy, Massimo Cavalletti
Composer: Giuseppe Verdi
Director: Giancarlo Del Monaco
Set Design: Carlo Centolavigna