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.
Zelmira is one of the least known of Rossini’s 39 operas. It had its premiere on 16 February, 1822, at the San Carlo Opera House in Naples, the last of the Rossini operas premiered there. Rossini had been under contract with Domenico Barbaja, impresario of the San Carlo, since 1815 and had composed nine operas for the Parthenopean city (as well as nine operas for other cities during the seven year period). Zelmira was a great success with the public, and the critics generally found it…
The translation of Alberto Zedda’s book “Divagazioni Rossiniane” gets a worthy review.
The recently released CD featuring the artistry of tenor Maxim Mironov accompanied by pianist Richard Barker follows their previous collaboration devoted to Bellini.
The center of Rossini activity was in Lunenburg, Canada in September 2018
Daniela Barcellona returns to coach Sermiramide in September 2019
Opera libretti synchronized on smartphones.. this is Lyri
Honoring Zedda in the best way possible.
We are fortunate that a member of the American Rossini Society who recently reviewed this book by Larry Wolff agreed to share his review with us. It is a lengthy review but well worth reading. You may also… Read More
We are pleased to bring you a review of a CD which explores some non-standard Rossini repertory. The music on this CD will be presented in several concerts in January with Anna Tonna, Miguel Borallo,and others. In NYC… Read More
A wonderful review from ROF 2015