Carlo Rizzi

Born 19 July 1960
Carlo Rizzi
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1960-07-19
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Carlo Rizzi

Carlo Rizzi Biography (Wikipedia)

Carlo Rizzi (born 19 July 1960, Milan, Italy) is an Italian conductor.

Rizzi studied music at the Milan Conservatory. He later was a conducting student of Vladimir Delman, in Bologna, and with Franco Ferrara in Siena. His opera conducting debut was in 1982, with Donizetti's L'ajo nell'imbarazzo. In 1985, he won the first Toscanini Conductor's Competition in Parma.

Rizzi made his UK conducting debut at the 1988 Buxton Festival with Donizetti's Torquato Tasso, and subsequently conducted productions at the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden and Opera North. In August 1992, he became music director of Welsh National Opera (WNO), and served in the post through 2001. He learned to speak Welsh during his tenure. In 2004, following the sudden resignation of Tugan Sokhiev, Rizzi's successor at WNO, Rizzi returned as WNO's music director, which was expected to be initially for a period of 2 years. He remained in the post through 2007.

In 2005 Rizzi conducted (filling in for the late Marcello Viotti) the Vienna Philharmonic in Willy Decker's new staging of La Traviata at the Salzburg Festival. The role of Violetta was sung by Anna Netrebko, the tenor role Alfredo Germont was played by Rolando Villazón. The seven scheduled performances are said to have been heavily overbooked with tickets having been traded for more than 2000 Euros. Whilst Netrebko and Villazón were reviewed largely positively by critics, some reviewers (of the live performance as well as of the recording) criticized Rizzi's conducting.

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Giuseppe Verdi
Un Ballo in Maschera: Act 2 'M'ami, M'ami...'
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Un Ballo in Maschera: Act 2 'M'ami, M'ami...'

Un Ballo in Maschera: Act 2 'M'ami, M'ami...'

Performer
Richard Leech
MIchelle Crider
Orchestra
Orchestra of Welsh National Opera
Conductor
Gioachino Rossini
La Cenerentola: Overture
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La Cenerentola: Overture
Gaetano Donizetti
Una furtiva lagrima (L'elisir d'amore)
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Una furtiva lagrima (L'elisir d'amore)
Giuseppe Verdi
Nabucco - Va, pensiero, sull'ali (Chorus of the Hebrew Slaves)
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Nabucco - Va, pensiero, sull'ali (Chorus of the Hebrew Slaves)
Charles‐François Gounod
A moi les plaisirs; Vin ou biere (Faust)
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A moi les plaisirs; Vin ou biere (Faust)

A moi les plaisirs; Vin ou biere (Faust)

Orchestra
Welsh National Opera Orchestra
Choir
Welsh National Opera Chorus
Conductor
Giuseppe Verdi
La Donna e Mobile (Act III, Rigoletto)
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La Donna e Mobile (Act III, Rigoletto)

La Donna e Mobile (Act III, Rigoletto)

Orchestra
Giuseppe Verdi Orchestra of Milan
Conductor
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Giuseppe Verdi
Sempre libera (La traviata)
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Sempre libera (La traviata)
Ottorino Respighi
Feste Romane: La Befana (Epiphany)
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Feste Romane: La Befana (Epiphany)
Giuseppe Verdi
Addio del passato (La traviata)
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Addio del passato (La traviata)
Giuseppe Verdi
Brindisi (La traviata)
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Brindisi (La traviata)
Vincenzo Bellini
Norma, Act 1: 'Casta diva ... Ah! bello a me ritorna'
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Norma, Act 1: 'Casta diva ... Ah! bello a me ritorna'
Hector Berlioz
Seul pour lutter (Benvenuto Cellini)
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Seul pour lutter (Benvenuto Cellini)
Gaetano Donizetti
Seul sur la terre (Dom Sébastien)
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Seul sur la terre (Dom Sébastien)
Giacomo Puccini
Avete torto!...Firenze è come un albero fiorito from Gianni Schicci
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Avete torto!...Firenze è come un albero fiorito from Gianni Schicci
Giuseppe Verdi
Anvil Chorus (Il trovatore)
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Anvil Chorus (Il trovatore)
Giuseppe Verdi
La traviata: Act 2 no.10b; Di Provenza il mar
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La traviata: Act 2 no.10b; Di Provenza il mar
Giuseppe Verdi
La Traviata - Act 1; Prelude
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La Traviata - Act 1; Prelude
Giuseppe Verdi
Rigoletto - La Donna e Mobile
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Rigoletto - La Donna e Mobile
Iain Bell, Peter Coleman-Wright, Alexandra Deshorties, Mark le Brocq, George Humphreys, Marcus Farnsworth, Donald Maxwell, Graham Clark, English National Opera Orchestra, Welsh National Opera Chorus, Carlo Rizzi, Andrew Bidlack, Joe Roche, Martin Lloyd & Simon Crosby Buttle
In Parenthesis Act 2
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In Parenthesis Act 2

In Parenthesis Act 2

Composer
Iain Bell
Singer
Peter Coleman-Wright
Alexandra Deshorties
Mark le Brocq
George Humphreys
Marcus Farnsworth
Donald Maxwell
Graham Clark
Andrew Bidlack
Joe Roche
Martin Lloyd
Simon Crosby Buttle
Choir
Welsh National Opera Chorus
Conductor
Domenico Cimarosa
L' Italiana In Londra - Act II: Finale
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L' Italiana In Londra - Act II: Finale
Giuseppe Verdi
Va pensiero (Nabucco)
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Va pensiero (Nabucco)
Camille Saint‐Saëns
Samson et Dalila - Mon coeur s'ouvre a ta voix
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Samson et Dalila - Mon coeur s'ouvre a ta voix
Giuseppe Verdi
AIDA
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AIDA
Jacques-François Gallay
La juive - Serenade, 'Loin de son amie
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La juive - Serenade, 'Loin de son amie
The Ambrosian Singers, London Symphony Orchestra / Carlo Rizzi
La traviata / Act 2 - "Noi siamo zingarelle"
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La traviata / Act 2 - "Noi siamo zingarelle"

La traviata / Act 2 - "Noi siamo zingarelle"

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The Ambrosian Singers, London Symphony Orchestra / Carlo Rizzi
Giuseppe Verdi
Rigoletto - opera in 3 acts
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Rigoletto - opera in 3 acts

Rigoletto - opera in 3 acts

Performer
Juan Diego Flórez
Milan Verdi Chorus
Milan Verdi S O
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Robert Schumann
Symphony no.4 in D minor (Op.120)
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Symphony no.4  in D minor (Op.120)
Ludwig van Beethoven
Concerto for piano and orchestra no. 1 (Op.15) in C major
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Concerto for piano and orchestra no. 1 (Op.15) in C major
Luciano Berio
Ritirata notturna di Madrid
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Ritirata notturna di Madrid
Giuseppe Verdi
Nabucco - opera in 4 parts
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Nabucco - opera in 4 parts

Nabucco - opera in 4 parts

Performer
ACCADEMIA NAZ.DI S.CECILIA ROME CHORUS
ACCADEMIA NAZIONALE DI SANTA CECILIA ROME ORCHESTRA
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Past BBC Events

Proms 1994: Prom 59
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Royal Albert Hall
1994-09-02T07:30:16
2
Sep
1994

Proms 1994: Prom 59

Royal Albert Hall

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