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The Barber of Seville by Gioachino Rossini, Feb. 22 & 23 2018 @ Muthaiga C. Club & Brookehouse, Respectively

Dates: February 22 & 23, 2018
Venue: Muthaiga C. Club & Brookehouse, Respectively
Time: 7 pm and 6.30 pm

THE MOST FAMOUS COMIC OPERA BY ROSSINI performed by talented exciting young artists.

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Theater & Performances

51. Il turco in Italia (Gioachino Rossini)

Dramma buffo in 2 acts

By Gioachino Rossini

Libretto: Felice Romani, after Caterino Mazzolà’s libretto for Franz Joseph Seydelmann’s opera (1788)

First performed: Teatro alla Scala, Milan, 14 August 1814… 1,014 more words


Masterclass fans: new ROH Masterclass with JDD

Just to make me happy, it starts off with Parto. I haven’t seen it yet but I hope it’s good (almost 2 new hours). If it’s not good we can laugh about it here ;-) 85 more words

Mezzos & Contraltos

Musical anniversaries 2018

This month’s display of books from the Biography Collection at Kensington Central Library showcases musicians with significant anniversaries in 2018. Those we have most books on in the collection are Leonard Bernstein (born 1918), Claude Debussy (died 1918), and Gioachino Rossini (died 1868), but we include many others. 205 more words


All about his mother (Semiramide take 2, ROH 4 December 2017)

A woosh of dread went through the packed hall when an announcer came out, so strong I thought it would push her back to where she’d come from. 1,298 more words

Live Performances

Strongly introspective Semiramide (ROH, 25 November 2017)

ROH hasn’t seen Semiramide staged in over 100 years but it’s good they did it now, when they have a Rossini-appreciative conductor in the house and such an exceptional team of Rossinians to sing it. 2,024 more words

Live Performances

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