Not another Barbiere!

Barbiere reappears at ROF2018

Lisette Oropesa spoke with Rossini America prior to her ROF debut

The superstar soprano talks about what it’s like to sing Rossini, the differences between Bellini, Donizetti, and Rossini – and more!

Springtime in Washington DC

Rossini comes to Washington DC with an answer to the doctor vacancy, thoughts about a Constitutional Amendment, and of course, the topic of MONEY. These are all current issues in the capital city of the United States and… Read More

The Intimate Rossini

The intimate Rossini, The canard that Rossini quit composing after he wrote William Tell should be put to rest, yet again. Indeed, he no longer wrote for the stage, but the output of his “golden age” contains treasures… Read More

Philip Gossett memorial

A fitting and heart-felt tribute was held in February in the memory of Philip Gossett

Teatro Nuovo: A promising new home for Bel Canto in America

Interview with Teatro Nuovo’s Will Crutchfield who returns the Rossini masterpiece “La Gazza Ladra” in July 2019

Zedda memorial concert review

Honoring Zedda in the best way possible.

Sam Ramey and Assur

Assur remembers!

Teatro Nuovo brings rare Rossini to Purchase, NY

The new bel canto festival at Purchase College, New York, will run from July 28th through August 5. Tickets are already on sale. Yes, you can go to Wildbad, Purchase, AND Pesaro! Read more here.

Memories from the 1990 Met Semiramide cast: Chris Merritt

Q. Your appearance as Idreno at the Met was not the first time you had sung this role, from what we understand. Apparently you did it in Hamburg in 1985. Was that a concert version, or was it… Read More