For the past decade, Opera Southwest in Albuquerque, New Mexico has been dedicated to bringing the Rossini’s works to the stage. La cambiale di matrimonio is our eighth such offering, and the beginning of a new cycle, exploring… Read More
The discovery of the stage band score for Semiramide happened here. Read the first hand account by one of the people who made it.
This collection comprised of 21 first recordings marks a milestone in Rossini discography. The first of the new recordings will be presented in April. The pianist will also present them at the Casa Rossini in Pesaro. We will… Read More
Semiramide is returning to the Metropolitan Opera. Read Chris Merritt’s memories of the historic 1990 performances in the News section.
And what better way than with appearances at ROF 2018 of Daniela Barcelona and Juan Diego Florez, two members of the Honorary Board at ROF 2018 !
The passing of Professor Philip Gossett, earlier this year, brought tributes and acclamation in the numerous obituaries that were published shortly after his death. We invited some of the many scholars, artists, and students who worked with Professor Gossett over the years to share some of their memories.
The passing of Alberto Zedda earlier this year was an incredible loss to the international Rossini community. Those who did not have the chance to know or work with Maestro Zedda may get an idea of the magnitude of the loss from the following tributes and recollections which we have gathered here…
LoftOpera’s thrilling performance of Rossini’s beautiful Otello is available to watch online. At least for a few days! If you love Rossini, or if you just love music, this is a must.
Opera does not exist in a vacuum. As a living art form it is reborn with every performance. However, there is more to it; traditions have to be transmitted and new perspectives incorporated to keep the art alive. This is where the Festival is crucial.
The Rossini Opera Festival’s 2016 program
Read details in News, below!