A New Career for Rolando Villazon?

Classic Arts Features   A New Career for Rolando Villazon?
 
Rolando Villazon, the tenor super-star, has signed on to be the stage director for the January run of Massenet's Werther with the Op_ra National de Lyon, France's second major opera company.


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The new production opens on Jan. 24 for eight performances through Feb. 7.

Arturo Chacon-Cruz will be singing the title role with d_cor by Fran‹ois S_guin, costumes by Thibault Vancraenenbroeck with Nola Rae listed as the "Mise en mouvement" - which could be roughly translated as "Movement Director."

Apart from a series of concerts in Europe in November 2010 it is the only listing on his website for 2011 except for a single concert in late January in Salzburg.

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