The acclaimed musician shares her knowledge of the evolution of the clarinet, what’s involved in playing a historical instrument, why playing Rossini is different from other operas, and what drew her to the instrument she loves. Insightful, intelligent, and passionate!
Teatro Nuovo has quickly made a name for itself with its high-quality performances of bel canto works. Do they live up to heightened expectations with La Straniera and La Gazza Ladra? Charles Jernigan reviews.
Bruno Cagli’s impact on the Rossini Renaissance is formidable. “A fundamental figure in the rediscovery of Gioachino Rossini’s musical heritage.” Caballé thrilled opera fans for decades. The festival honors both legends this year.
Fans of Rossini know the name Alberto Zedda. Those who are unfamiliar and interested in Rossini should find out more about the man and how much he contributed to the music world. Now there’s a website where all… Read More
Every article we add to our library on RossiniAmerica.org will first appear here. Sergio Ragni, to whom Rossini lovers owe so much has generously allowed us to use this reproduction of the painting from his collection.
Last summer, Hilary Metzger played continuo and led the cello section in Teatro Nuovo’s production of Tancredi, under the direction of Will Crutchfield (at the keyboard) and Jakob Lehman (as concertmaster). She’ll be back for this summer’s upcoming… Read More