Welcome to our first Rossini advent calendar!
For those who might be unfamiliar with the concept, traditional advent calendars typically have pictures ( seasonal or religious) hidden behind small numbered “doors”. Some include chocolate or other treats.
Every article we add to our library on RossiniAmerica.org will first appear here. Sergio Ragni, to whom Rossini lovers owe so much has generously allowed us to use this reproduction of the painting from his collection.
Last summer, Hilary Metzger played continuo and led the cello section in Teatro Nuovo’s production of Tancredi, under the direction of Will Crutchfield (at the keyboard) and Jakob Lehman (as concertmaster). She’ll be back for this summer’s upcoming… Read More