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Sara Allegretta in Reopening Gala of the Teatro La Fenice

Reopening Gala of the Teatro La Fenice

2003 NR

Held Dec. 14, 2003, this unique event celebrated the grand reopening of the Teatro La Fenice, Italy's famed opera house that burned to the ground in 1996. Massimo Cacciari, then-mayor of Venice, kept his pledge to rebuild the theater in all its previous splendor. On this disc, Ricardo Muti conducts a program featuring Patrizia Ciofi, Sara Allegretta and Alto Sara Mingardo in front of an audience that includes Carlo Ciampi, president of Italy.