– The Canary Island soprano will change islands after her triumphant Liù at the Ópera de Las Palmas
After charming both public and critics alike as Liù in Turandot (Puccini) in the Canary Islands Friends of the Opera Alfredo Kraus season in Las Palmas, Grand Canary, the soprano from Moya, Davinia Rodríguez, will travel to Tenerife to give an open-air concert alongside the Tenerife Symphony Orchestra, an event which will be conducted by the maestro Jader Bignamini – musical director of the Milan La Verdi Symphony Orchestra. The programme will include arias from the Spanish diva´s wide repertoire and, of course, music by her most-loved composer, Giuseppe Verdi, will be well represented.
This concert marks the acclaimed soprano´s return to Tenerife after having begun this season with a gala in La Laguna alongside the tenor from Tenerife, Celso Albelo. The date is on the 13th July at the Costa Adeje Golf Club in the south of the island, and the concert is oriented towards people in the locality of Adeje and the many tourists who flock to the area, which is promoting the council´s Adeje Happy Streets cultural project.
When summer is over, the recently named “Adoptive daughter of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria” will begin the 2018-19 season at the Verdi Festival in Parma (Italy), where she will once again take the difficult role Verdi role of Lady Macbeth (Macbeth) which she sang for the first time last season at the Theater an der Wien in Vienna alongside Plácido Domingo as Macbeth. This is one of the most complex and demanding roles in the entire repertoire for soprano, a character which Davinia Rodríguez has mastered comfortably and for which she has great admiration and respect.