Bartoli to take the helm in Salzburg


An Italian opera star has been named the new artistic director of the Salzburger Pfingstfestspiele (Salzburg Whitsun Festival).Incoming festival manager Alexander Pereira announced today (Tues) mezzo soprano Cecilia Bartoli will be in charge of the three-day annual event from 2012. Bartoli will succeed Italian conductor Riccardo Muti.Bartoli, 44, said she will sing in some upcoming […]