Death of a La Scala composer

Death of a La Scala composer

Opera

norman lebrecht

November 18, 2022

The opera composer Azio Corghi has died, aged 85.

His first work, Gargantua, was premiered in 1984 at Turin’s Teatro Regio. He followed that with Blimunda at La Scala 1989.

He was published by Ricordi.Riccardo Muti was a fan.

Comments

  • Gareth Morrell says:

    Didn’t he also supervise the critical edition of L’italiana in Algeri?

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