Pier Luigi Pizzi

(b. 1930)

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(b Milan, 1930).

It. director and designer. Designed first opera, Don Giovanni, in Genoa 1952. Handel's Orlando in Florence 1959 established him as specialist in Baroque opera. This led to series of Rameau prods. at Aix‐en‐Provence and other Fr. fests. Prod. and designed I Capuleti e i Montecchi, CG 1984, Les Troyens for opening of Opéra Bastille, Paris 1990, and first modern staging of Traetta's Buovo d'Antona, Venice 1993.

Subjects: Music.

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