Oct 4, 2012
By Roger Pines | Opera
The tenor returns to the Met this month as Mozart’s Tito
Opera-goers internationally know Giuseppe Filianoti above all as Donizetti’s comic Nemorino and tragic Edgardo. The tenor brings unexpected qualities to these much-admired portrayals: his Nemorino, although funny, also has a special depth and intensity, while his impetuous Edgardo conveys a deeply affecting sweetness rarely encountered in that character.