“There is nothing in music quite like Rossini.” Patrick Summers, Artistic and Music Director, Houston Grand Opera
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It is not just Rossini’s music that lifts our spirits, but Ferretti’s words which he gave to Alidoro. The text is often overlooked because the music is so sublime and perhaps also because translations are inadequate. This should give us all hope, whether or not we are the “fanciulla” Alidoro adresses. ( click to view)
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