Michele Mariotti will conduct Giuseppe Verdi’s Falstaff for the first time at the Bayerische Staatsoper in Munich in a new production by Slovenian stage director Mateja Koležnik. The show will be live-streamed through the theatre’s online TV channel (Staatsoper.TV) and will be freely available on Wednesday 2 December at 7pm (CET).
Michele Mariotti will also be protagonist of the introductory matinee of the opera, moderated by the General Manager of the Bayerische Staatsoper Nikolaus Bachler, that will be broadcasted in English on Sunday 29 November at 11am on the theatre’s website.
The cast includes: baritone Wolfgang Koch making his debut in the title role; Ailyn Pérez playing Alice Ford; Boris Pinkhasovich in the role of Ford; Judit Kutasi as Quickly; Galeano Salas as Fenton; Daria Proszek as Meg Page; Elena Tsallagova as Nannetta; Kevin Conners as Dr. Cajus; Timothy Oliver as Bardolfo and Callum Thorpe as Pistola.
Introductory matinee: Introductory matinee Falstaff