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L'italiana in Algeri vs. La cenerentola

It just (by which I mean in September last year, but blog-time can be stretched according to needs) occurred to me that L’italiana is funnier and has the better arias (especially for the title role) but it seems to me – maybe it is just me – that… 13 more words

Mezzos & Contraltos

ROH Winter 2017/18 tickets now on general sale

It’s bright1 and early here for dehggi, as the loot was worth it:

Semiramide with JDD/Barcellona/Brownlee/D’Arcangelo

Salome being Salome (even with McVicar’s vision); next year I’m spoiled rotten: two cool operas to choose from for an outing on my birthday! 57 more words


Tancredi @ Brussels

It’s always a pleasure to hear Rossini’s Tancredi, the effort Rossini put into the composition is evident, especially in the women’s arias and duets. For the premiere at the Teatro la Fenice in Venice in 1813 he had two leading ladies: Adelaide Malanotte as Tancredi and Elisabetta Manfredini as Amenaide, the latter sang in… 380 more words

Gioachino Rossini

June 12 ~ This Day in Music History

Be sure your student reads and listens to Today’s Daily Listening Assignment

• 1468 ~ Juan del Encina, Composer

• 1526 ~ Marc-Antoine de Muret, Composer… 565 more words


Bushey Symphony Orchestra Concert

14th May 2017
Bushey Academy

Bushey Symphony Orchestra Concert

  • Gioachino Rossini Overture: L’Italiana in Algeri
  • Gabriel Faure Pavane, Op 50
  • Ralph Vaughan Williams Violin Concerto in D minr ‘Concerto accademico’
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La Cenerentola @ Cosenza

Bellina questa Cenerentola realizzata in coproduzione con il Teatro del Giglio di Lucca. Partendo dai costumi di Lele Luzzati (realizzati per una Cenerentola negli anni 70), Aldo Tarabella ed Enrico Musenich hanno realizzato scene molto belle con parti mobili che vengono spostati e ricomposti a vista, pannelli che sono dipinti su più lati per essere arrotolati e srotolati e dare cosí vita a diversi interni in modo veloce. 254 more words

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