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Rossini's Armida @ Gent

Interesting how Rossini and his librettist Giovanni Schmidt treated the subject. In Schmidt’s vision, Armida and Rinaldo already know and love each other. With this expedient Rossini is able to put the focus quite fast on the great love duet in the first act. 563 more words

Gioachino Rossini

"LA CENERENTOLA" in Craiova, Romania

La Cenerentola”

Opera by Gioachino Rossini

04.11.2015 19:00
On 04.11.2015g. Sofia Opera and Ballet guest in Craiova, Romania – opera “LA CENERENTOLA” by Gioachino Rossini… 1,374 more words


Il barbiere di Siviglia in Vienna (watch it on livestreaming on October 3rd)

Il barbiere di Siviglia

Gioachino Rossini

03. Oct. 2015 | 19.30

  • Guillermo García Calvo |Conductor
  • Günther Rennert | Staging concept
  • Richard Bletschacher | Director
  • Alfred Siercke | Production design…
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Balzac on the power of coffee

Coffee is a great power in my life; I have observed its effects on an epic scale…Many people claim coffee inspires them, but, as everybody knows, coffee only makes boring people even more boring.

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Having seen it at Sunday’s matinee, my thoughts about the Royal Opera’s new Guillaume Tell (production by Damiano Michieletto) will not rank amongst the more fulminating of the online debate. 956 more words


June 19 ~ Today in Music History

• 1618 ~ Christian de Placker, Composer

• 1708 ~ Johann Gottlieb Janitsch, Composer

• 1717 ~ Johann Wenzel Anton Stamitz, Bohemian violist, conductor and composer… 451 more words