Why a blog

After some years working around I decided that it's time to share some experiences I've done in this period and, why not, try to reach artists that are new in the business with some advice from a conductor's point of view with humility, care, passion and dedication for the art form that opera is. On the other hand it's not going to be only a professional tool but a free conversation about different subjects and, according to my mood, I'll post in english and in italian as well. I hope you all enjoy this idea and come with me on this journey!!!

Sunday, April 10, 2011

Toronto so far....part 1

Day 1 at Canadian Opera Company for La Cenerentola........





New production, new rehearsal space.......





On Day 3 little surprise from the sky............





.....so the best way to start is....with a smile and coffee for morning rehearsal....



(in the picture: Anne Larlee, our fortepiano genius)


........and the focus starts growing............



(in the picture: Kyle Ketelsen, Alidoro)


......even too intensely....... ;)



(in the picture: Brett Polegato, Dandini)


.......am I being too dramatic about focus Rechi? ........



(in the picture: Juan Anton Rechi, Assistant Director Els Comediants)


....OK OK....time for a break then.........



(in the picture: Lawrence Brownlee, Ramiro)


......AAAAAAnd we are back......it's time to go back to work........



(in the picture: Donato Di Stefano, Don Magnifico, Elizabeth DeShong, Angelina)


...that for some components of the cast means....stretch and practice the props......GO RATS!!!!!








..........and at the end of rehearsal a nice walk home.......





.......with a little reminder that the Prince Ramiro is on his way......are those the 3 sisters waiting???




.......looking up in the sky..........



......knowing that we are in good hands...but.....is that a modern age carosse for Prince Ramiro?







........aaaaaand time for a day off!!!!!!.......





.......before we go to the theater........





......feeling taken care by a great and organized company......





........working in harmony and PEACE :))))))






.......MORE TO COME.... :)

3 comments:

Samantha said...

Lovely! I'm a big fan of photos! :)

Larry Flennoy said...

These are amazing photos and enhance and terrific diary of events!

William V. Madison said...

Great fun! I'd love to hear what you do with this music -- and what a terrific cast!