Ferruccio Furlanetto Salzburg Summer Festival Chronology

Ferruccio Furlanetto at the Salzburg Summer festival

In 2010 Ferruccio Furlanetto participated at the Salzburg Summer Festival for the seventeenth time. His debut at the festival was in 1986 in Jean-Pierre Ponnelle production of “Le Nozze di Figaro”. He sang this part two more times, in 1991 and 1992, in Michael Hampe production. The opera that was performed by Ferruccio Furlanetto at Salzburg Summer Festival most is “Don Giovanni”: he appeared in it at the eigth festivals from 1987 to 2000 (four times - as Lepporello, and four - as Don Giovanni). From 1999 the time for “Don Carlo” came: he was king Philip II at the three festivals. All in all Ferruccio Furlanetto gave at Salzburg 99 performances.

In 2010 when the festival celebrated it’s 90th anniversary Ferruccio Furlanetto appeared as Oroveso in Norma (role debut) and sang “Songs and Dances of Death” by Mussorgsky in the orchestra version with the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra under Mariss Janssons. This program was first performed in Amsterdam (25.08) with the stellar reviews and then on tour at the Salzburg festival and in these concerts Ferruccio Furlanetto performed with Mariss Jansons for the first time.

Ferruccio Furlanetto also participated in 4 Salzburg Easter Festivals.

Cronology of performances at Salzburg Summer festival

1986

Wolfgang A. Mozart • LE NOZZE DI FIGARO

Grosses Festspielhaus

James Levine, Conductor
Jean-Pierre Ponnelle, Stage director
Jean-Pierre Ponnelle, Stage sets
Jean-Pierre Ponnelle, Costumes
Walter Hagen-Groll, Chorus master

CAST
James Morris, Il Conte Almaviva
Lucia Popp, La Contessa di Almaviva
Lella Cuberli, La Contessa di Almaviva
Kathleen Battle, Susanna
Ferruccio Furlanetto, Figaro
Diana Montague, Cherubino
Jocelyne Taillon, Marcellina
Günter von Kannen, Bartolo
Ricardo Cassinelli, Basilio
José Denisty, Don Curzio
Dawn Upshaw, Barbarina
Federico Davià, Antonio
Concert Association of the Vienna State Opera Chorus
Vienna Philharmonic

1987

Wolfgang A. Mozart • DON GIOVANNI

Co-production with the Salzburg Easter Festival
Grosses Festspielhaus

Herbert von Karajan, Conductor
Michael Hampe, Stage director
Mauro Pagano, Stage sets
Mauro Pagano, Costumes
Walter Hagen-Groll, Chorus Master
Susanne Kirnbauer, Choreography
Ralf Hossfeld, Conducting of the Stage music

CAST
Samuel Ramey, Don Giovanni
Paata Burchuladze, Il Commendatore
Anna Tomowa-Sintow, Donna Anna
Gösta Winbergh, Don Ottavio
Julia Varady, Donna Elvira
Ferruccio Furlanetto, Leporello
Alexander Malta, Masetto
Kathleen Battle, Zerlina
Franklin Fanning, Harpsichord
Bühnenorchester der Österreichischen Bundestheater, Stage music
Concert Association of the Vienna State Opera Chorus
Vienna Philharmonic

1988

Wolfgang A. Mozart • DON GIOVANNI

Co-production with the Salzburg Easter Festival
Grosses Festspielhaus

Herbert von Karajan, Conductor
Michael Hampe, Stage director
Mauro Pagano, Stage sets
Mauro Pagano, Costumes
Walter Hagen-Groll, Chorus Master
Susanne Kirnbauer, Choreography
Ralf Hossfeld, Conducting of the Stage music

CAST
Samuel Ramey, Don Giovanni
Paata Burchuladze, Il Commendatore
Anna Tomowa-Sintow, Donna Anna
John Aler, Don Ottavio
Julia Varady, Donna Elvira
Ferruccio Furlanetto, Leporello
Alexander Malta, Masetto
Kathleen Battle, Zerlina
Franklin Fanning, Harpsichord
Bühnenorchester der Österreichischen Bundestheater, Stage music

SONDERVERANSTALTUNGEN • COMMEMORATION FOR JEAN-PIERRE PONNELLE


1989


SONDERVERANSTALTUNGEN • REQUIEM FOR HERBERT VON KARAJAN


Sunday, 23. July 1989, 20.00 Uhr
Dom
Ferruccio Furlanetto, Bass
Riccardo Muti, Conductor

1990

Wolfgang A. Mozart • DON GIOVANNI

Grosses Festspielhaus

Riccardo Muti, Conductor
Michael Hampe, Stage director
Mauro Pagano, Stage sets
Mauro Pagano, Costumes
Helmuth Reichmann, Lighting design
Peter Burian, Chorus Master
Susanne Kirnbauer, Choreography
Ralf Hossfeld, Conducting of the Stage music
Concert Association of the Vienna State Opera Chorus
Vienna Philharmonic

CAST
Samuel Ramey, Don Giovanni
Dimitri Kavrakos, Il Commendatore
Edita Gruberova, Donna Anna
Frank Lopardo, Don Ottavio
Carol Vaness, Donna Elvira
Ferruccio Furlanetto, Leporello
Natale de Carolis, Masetto
Susanne Mentzer, Zerlina
Robert Kettelson, Pianoforte
Bühnenorchester der Österreichischen Bundestheater, Stage music

1991

Wolfgang A. Mozart • LE NOZZE DI FIGARO

Co-production with the Salzburg Easter Festival
Grosses Festspielhaus

Bernard Haitink, Conductor
Michael Hampe, Stage director
John Gunter, Stage sets
Carlo Diappi, Costumes
Helmuth Reichmann, Lighting
Helmuth Froschauer, Chorus master
Susanne Kirnbauer, Choreography

CAST
Thomas Allen, Il Conte di Almaviva
Pamela Coburn, La Contessa di Almaviva
Dawn Upshaw, Susanna
Ferruccio Furlanetto, Figaro
Susanne Mentzer, Cherubino
Klara Takacs, Marcellina
Dimitri Kavrakos, Bartolo
Ugo Benelli, Basilio
Alexander Oliver, Don Curzio
Machiko Obata, Barbarina
Hedwig Witte, Contadina
Alfred Kuhn, Antonio
Nicholas Carthy
Concert Association of the Vienna State Opera Chorus
Vienna Philharmonic

1991

Wolfgang A. Mozart • DON GIOVANNI

Grosses Festspielhaus

Riccardo Muti, Conductor
Michael Hampe, Stage director
Mauro Pagano, Stage sets
Mauro Pagano, Costumes
Helmuth Reichmann, Lighting design
Peter Burian, Chorus Master
Susanne Kirnbauer, Choreography
Ralf Hossfeld, Conducting of the Stage music
Concert Association of the Vienna State Opera Chorus , Vienna Philharmonic

CAST
Samuel Ramey, Don Giovanni
Dimitri Kavrakos, Il Commendatore
Edita Gruberova, Donna Anna
Frank Lopardo, Don Ottavio
Carol Vaness, Donna Elvira
Ann Murray, Donna Elvira
Ferruccio Furlanetto, Leporello
Natale de Carolis, Masetto
Giovanni Furlanetto, Masetto
Susanne Mentzer, Zerlina,
Robert Kettelson, Pianoforte
Bühnenorchester der Österreichischen Bundestheater, Stage music

1992

Wolfgang A. Mozart • LE NOZZE DI FIGARO


Grosses Festspielhaus

Bernard Haitink, Conductor
Michael Hampe, Stage director
John Gunter, Stage sets
Carlo Diappi, Costumes
Hans Toelstede, Lighting
Peter Burian, Chorus master

CAST
Thomas Allen, Il Conte di Almaviva
Felicity Lott, La Contessa di Almaviva
Margaret Marshall, La Contessa di Almaviva
Lucia Popp, La Contessa di Almaviva
Sylvia McNair, Susanna
Ferruccio Furlanetto, Figaro
Monica Bacelli, Cherubino
Klara Takacs, Marcellina
Arthur Korn, Bartolo
Robert Tear, Basilio
Alexander Oliver, Don Curzio
Malin Hartelius, Barbarina
Hedwig Witte, Contadina
Alfred Kuhn, Antonio
Nicholas Carthy
Concert Association of the Vienna State Opera Chorus
Vienna Philharmonic

1993

Wolfgang A. Mozart • COSÌ FAN TUTTE

Kleines Festspielhaus

Christoph von Dohnányi, Conductor
Erwin Piplits, Stage director
Erwin Piplits, Stage sets
Ulrike Kaufmann, Costumes
Klaus Kretschmer, Lighting design
Dietrich D. Gerpheide, Chorus master

CAST
Solveigh Kringelborn, Fiordiligi
Jennifer Larmore, Dorabella
Elzbieta Szmytka, Despina
Cecilia Bartoli, Despina
Bruce Ford, Ferrando
Jeffrey Black, Guglielmo
Ferruccio Furlanetto, Don Alfonso
Wolfgang Herzer, Cello
Giancarlo Andretta, Pianoforte
Concert Association of the Vienna State Opera Chorus

1993

LIED RECITALS • FERRUCCIO FURLANETTO

Friday, 27. August 1993, 20.00 Uhr
Mozarteum

1994

Wolfgang A. Mozart • DON GIOVANNI

Grosses Festspielhaus

Daniel Barenboim, Conductor
Patrice Chéreau, Stage director
Richard Peduzzi, Stage sets
Moidele Bickel, Costumes
Dominique Bruguière, Lighting design
Dietrich D. Gerpheide, Chorus Master
Giuseppe Frigeni, Choreography
Concert Association of the Vienna State Opera Chorus
Vienna Philharmonic
CAST
Ferruccio Furlanetto, Don Giovanni
Matti Salminen, Il Commendatore
Lella Cuberli, Donna Anna
Peter Seiffert, Don Ottavio
Laurence Dale, Don Ottavio
Catherine Malfitano, Donna Elvira
Bryn Terfel, Leporello
Andreas Kohn, Masetto
Cecilia Bartoli, Zerlina
Darla Brooks, Zerlina
Daniel Barenboim, Harpsichord
Alessandro de Marchi, Harpsichord
Instrumental Ensemble Salzburg, Stage music

1995

Wolfgang A. Mozart • DON GIOVANNI

Grosses Festspielhaus

Daniel Barenboim, Conductor
Patrice Chéreau, Stage director
Richard Peduzzi, Stage sets
Moidele Bickel, Costumes
Dominique Bruguière, Lighting design
Dietrich D. Gerpheide, Chorus Master

CAST
Ferruccio Furlanetto, Don Giovanni
Matti Salminen, Il Commendatore
Lella Cuberli, Donna Anna
Catherine Malfitano, Donna Elvira
Bryn Terfel, Leporello
Roberto de Candia, Masetto
Vesselina Kasarova, Zerlina
Alessandro de Marchi, Harpsichord
Instrumental Ensemble Salzburg, Stage music
Concert Association of the Vienna State Opera Chorus
Vienna Philharmonic

1996

Wolfgang A. Mozart • DON GIOVANNI

Grosses Festspielhaus

Donald C. Runnicles, Conductor
Patrice Chéreau, Stage director
Richard Peduzzi, Stage sets
Moidele Bickel, Costumes
Dominique Bruguière, Lighting design
Dietrich D. Gerpheide, Chorus Master

CAST
Ferruccio Furlanetto, Don Giovanni
Kurt Rydl, Commendatore
Lella Cuberli, Donna Anna
Viktoria Lukianetz, Donna Anna
Paul Groves, Don Ottavio
Catherine Malfitano, Donna Elvira
Bryn Terfel, Leporello
José Fardilha, Masetto
Vesselina Kasarova, Zerlina
Alessandro de Marchi, Harpsichord
Instrumental Ensemble Salzburg, Stage music
Concert Association of the Vienna State Opera Chorus
Vienna Philharmonic

1999

Giuseppe Verdi • DON CARLO

Opera in four acts (1884 Version)
Grosses Festspielhaus

Lorin Maazel, Conductor
Herbert Wernicke, Stage director
Herbert Wernicke, Stage sets
Herbert Wernicke, Costumes
Donald Palumbo, Chorus master
Albrecht Puhlmann, Dramaturg

CAST
Ferruccio Furlanetto, Flilppo II
Sergej Larin, Don Carlo
Carlos Alvarez, Rodrigo, Marchese di Posa
Dwayne Croft, Rodrigo, Marchese di Posa
Anatoly Kocherga, Il Grande Inquisitore
Franz-Josef Selig, Un Frate (Carlo V)
Marina Mescheriakova, Elisabetta di Valois
Olga Borodina, La Principessa Eboli
Gemma Bertagnolli, Tebaldo, paggio d´Elisabetta
Désirée Rancatore, Una Voce dal Cielo
Concert Association of the Vienna State Opera Chorus
Vienna Philharmonic

2000

Wolfgang A. Mozart • DON GIOVANNI

Grosses Festspielhaus

Conductor: Valery Gergiev, Peter Schneider
Luca Ronconi, Stage director
Margherita Palli, Stage sets
Marianne Glittenberg, Costumes
Konrad Lindenberg, Lighting design
Donald Palumbo, Chorus Master
Giuseppe Frigeni, Choreography

CAST
Ferruccio Furlanetto, Don Giovanni
Renée Fleming, Donna Anna
Charles Workman, Don Ottavio
Robert Lloyd, Il Commendatore
Marina Mescheriakova, Donna Elvira
René Pape, Leporello
Detlef Roth, Masetto
Sophie Koch, Zerlina
Concert Association of the Vienna State Opera Chorus
Vienna Philharmonic

2001

Giuseppe Verdi • DON CARLO

Opera in four acts (Version 1884)
Grosses Festspielhaus

Lorin Maazel, Conductor
Herbert Wernicke, Stage director, sets, costumes and lighting design
Donald Palumbo, Chorus master
Albrecht Puhlmann, Dramaturg

CAST
Ferruccio Furlanetto, Flilppo II
Neil Shicoff, Don Carlo
Thomas Hampson, Rodrigo, Marchese di Posa
Anatoly Kocherga, Il Grande Inquisitore
Franz-Josef Selig, Un Frate (Carlo V)
Marina Mescheriakova, Elisabetta di Valois
Olga Borodina, La Principessa Eboli
Yvonne Naef, La Principessa Eboli
Gaele Le Roi, Tebaldo
Diana Damrau, Una Voce dal Cielo
Concert Association of the Vienna State Opera Chorus
Vienna Philharmonic

2003

Giuseppe Verdi • DON CARLO

Opera in four acts (1884 version)
Grosses Festspielhaus

Conductor: Valery Gergiev, Miguel Gomez-Martinez
Herbert Wernicke, Stage director, sets, costumes and lighting design after
Karin Voykowitsch, Scenic re-realization
Rupert Huber, Chorus master
Albrecht Puhlmann, Dramaturg

CAST
Ferruccio Furlanetto, Flilppo II
Johan Botha, Don Carlo
Dwayne Croft, Rodrigo, Marchese di Posa
Kurt Rydl, Il Grande Inquisitore
Chester Patton, Un Frate (Carlo V)
Adrianne Pieczonka, Elisabetta di Valois
Olga Borodina, La Principessa Eboli
Elisabetta Fiorillo, La Principessa Eboli
Martina Janková, Tebaldo
L'ubica Vargicová, Una voce dal cielo
Concert Association of the Vienna State Opera Chorus
Vienna Philharmonic

2007

Peter Iljitsch Tschaikowski • EUGENE ONEGIN

Grosses Festspielhaus

Daniel Barenboim, Conductor
Andrea Breth, Stage director
Martin Zehetgruber, Sets
Costumes: Silke Willrett, Marc Weeger
Friedrich Rom, Lighting
Sergio Morabito, Dramaturgy
Catharina Lühr, Choreography
Thomas Lang, Chorus master

CAST
Renée Morloc, Madame Larina, landowner
Anna Samuil, Tatyana, her older daughter
Ekaterina Gubanova, Olga, her younger daughter
Emma Sarkissián, Filipieva, nurse
Peter Mattei, Eugene Onegin
Joseph Kaiser, Lensky, a poet, his friend
Ferruccio Furlanetto, Prince Gremin
Sergej Kownir, a captain
Georg Nigl, Saretzky, second
Ryland Davies, Triquet
Concert Association of the Vienna State Opera Chorus
Vienna Philharmonic

2010

Vincenzo Bellini • NORMA

Grosses Festspielhaus

Friedrich Haider, Conductor
CAST
Edita Gruberova, Norma, druidess, daughter of Oroveso
Joyce DiDonato, Adalgisa, young priestess at the temple of Irminsul
Marcello Giordani, Pollione, Roman proconsul in Gaul
Ferruccio Furlanetto, Oroveso, head of the Druids
Ezgi Kutlu, Clotilde, Norma's confidante
Luciano Botelho, Flavio, friend to Pollione
Camerata Salzburg
Concert Association of the Vienna State Opera Chorus
Jörn Hinnerk Andresen, Chorus master

Modest Mussorgsky • SONGS AND DANCES OF DEATH

Grosses Festspielhaus

Mariss Jansons, Conductor
Ferruccio Furlanetto (bass)
Royal Concertgebow Orchestra