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Teatro alla Scala Roadshow
On June 26th, our Platform Member Teatro alla Scala presented the FEDORA Platform and joined forces with the Claudio Abbado Foundation to celebrate the 85th birthday of the late Maestro remembering his role in the discovery of a long forgotten repertoire. Fierrabras was actually created in Vienna in 1988 under his baton during the Wiener Festwochen, Ruth Berghaus directing. Before these performances Fierrabras was only partially performed in Karlsruhe in 1897 and in Perugia in 1978. The event presented contributions by important witnesses of the process that made the production possible, including Maurizio Pollini, who first told Claudio Abbado about the Score, and Mr Pereira who collaborated with the Wiener Festwochen, together with messages from Daniel Harding, who conducted Fierrabras at La Scala in June 2018 and Josef Protschka who sang the title role in 1988. Speeches were also made by Mr Mazzonis, a longtime collaborator of Claudio Abbado, by Corinne Holtz, who in an expert on the theatre of Ruth Berghaus, and by the president of the Association of Italian Music Critics, Mr Foletto. The longtime engagement of Claudio Abbado as an advocate of young musicians will be remembered with the presence of the Adorno Quartet.
Greek National Opera
26 March 2019
Athens / Greece
The Greek National Opera presented the Roadshow Proagon* on the occasion of Thodoris Economou’s children’s musical Musica! Or the Battle of Sounds.Read more
Opéra Orchestre National de Montpellier Occitanie
19 April 2019
Montpellier / France
The adventure of "Un Air de famille"' started in September 2018 with an open application for anyone willing to learn singing opera choir arias. Opéra Orchestre national Montpellier received more than 300 applications to the project. All these amateur choristers started working every 15 days with professionnal choirmasters and stage directors.
The final big concert took place on the 19th of April and was the occasion to present the FEDORA Platform and its new commitment to Educational projects with the launch an Education Prize.
Opéra de Rouen Normandie
27 May 2019
Rouen / France
On the occasion of the Opera de Rouen Normandie's Season Launch, a round-table presentation was held with the participation of Loïc Lachenal, General director of Opera de Rouen Normandie as main speaker, and the whole Young public and education team.Read more