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Diana Damrau and baritone Nicolas Testé depart on a “VERDIssimo” tour on May 17 and 19, to be continued on June 4, 7 and 10, after two concert version performances of Maria Stuarda at the Deutsche Oper Berlin on May 28 and 31.

Conductor Ivan Repušić leads the orchestra for four VERDIssimo concerts, at the Festhalle Viersen, the Festspielhaus Baden-Baden, the Musikverein in Vienna and KKL Luzern; the fourth concert of the tour, at the Lütfi Kırdar Convention and Exhibition Centre, is led by Maestro Pavel Baleff.

The program features arias, duets and overtures from some of Verdi’s most beloved operas, including La Traviata, Il Trovatore, Don Carlo and Luisa Miller among others.

The performances of Maria Stuarda feature Diana Damrau in the tile role, Jana Kurucová as Elisabetta I., Javier Camarena as the Count Leicester and Nicolas Testé as Giorgio Talbot. Francesco Ivan Ciampa conducts.

For more information about these performances and to purchase tickets, visit the Deutsche Opera Berlin’s website.