Arca D'Oro Italia 2021
April 26th. Biblioteca Nazionale, Turin.
Every year the University of Turin - Voce di Piemonte, give this coveted award to a figure who has burnished the name of Italian operatic culture throughout the world
Awarded annually by "Voce di Piemonte" of the University of Turin
Below: Videos of congratulations
from three much loved colleagues
I'm very much honoured to join an extraordinary list of recipients:
Maestri: Claudio Abbado, Zubin Mehta, Riccardo Chailly, Bruno Bartoletti and Yuri Temirkanov,
Singers: Mariella Devia, Renata Scotto, Mirella Freni and Alfredo Kraus.
The only other director - designer so honoured is Maestro Pier Luigi Pizzi,
to whom I dedicate it in thanks for the inspiration of his ever stylish productions.