FENICE THEATRE CHORUS
The chorus of the Teatro La Fenice is a permanent body of singers selected by international audition. Engaged in the operatic performances of the house at home and abroad, the chorus has a growing involvement with sacred, symphonic and chamber repertoire. It holds an important position in the concert work of La Fenice in Italy and elsewhere, with the orchestra of La Fenice and other orchestras. Chorus-masters since the war have included Sante Zanon, Corrado Mirandola, Aldo Danieli, Ferruccio Lozer, Marco Ghiglione, Vittorio Sicuri, Giulio Bertola, Giovanni Andreoli, Guillaume Tourniaire, Piero Monti and Emanuela Di Pietro. The chorus has collaborated with distinguished conductors, including Abbado, Ahronovitch, Arena, Bertini, Campori, Clemencic, Ferro, Fournier, Gavazzeni, Gelmetti, Horvat, Inbal, Kakhidze, Kitaenko, Maazel, Marriner, Melles, Muti, Oren, Peskó, Prêtre, Santi, Semkov, Sinopoli, Tate, Temirkanov, and Thielemann. Its repertoire ranges from the sixteenth century to the present. Among its recordings are Il barbiere di Siviglia with Claudio Abbado and Massenet’s Thaïs with Marcello Viotti.