Santiago Ballerini begins the 2023/24 season with his debut as Don Narciso in Rossini’s Il turco in Italia at Teatro Colón. Marking his 40th role debut, Ballerini stars in this beloved work, appreciated for its humor, catchy melodies, and satirical take on the foibles of human relationships and cultural differences. Rossini’s mastery of comic opera shines in this delightful work.
Performance dates include September 5, 7, 10 & 12. Pablo Maritano conducts a top-notch roster of singers, including Erwin Schrott as Selim, Irina Lungu as Fiorilla, Fabio Capitanucci as Geronio, Germán Alcántara as Prosdocimo, Francesca di Sauro as Zaida, and Santiago Martínez as Albazar.