CAGLIARI TEATRO LIRICO CHORUS
Since the Second World War, the Teatro Lirico di Cagliari Chorus has performed over one hundred operas, and has developed a wide symphonic repertoire. Among its directors have been Bonaventura Somma, Roberto Benaglio and Giorgio Kirschner. From 1997 to January 2005 it was directed by Paolo Vero and from June 2005 to December 2007 by Andrea Faidutti. The current director of the chorus is Fulvio Fogliazza appointed in January 2008. The chorus’s willingness and ability to perform works from varying eras and styles and in the original language is always much appreciated by conductors and directors. Particular attention has been dedicated to works by twentieth-century composers such as Honegger’s Le Roi David, Poulenc’s Stabat Mater, Pizzetti’s Assassinio nella cattedrale and Stravinsky’s Symphony of Psalms. The chorus has collaborated with renowned directors, including Dario Fo, Beni Montresor, Lorenzo Mariani, Luca Ronconi, Hennings Brockhaus, Alberto Fassini, Denis Krief, José Carlos Plaza, Stephen Medcalf, Pier Luigi Pizzi and Graham Vick.