Although Marilyn Horne won’t be there, Rossini will!

Celebrate Groundhog day in North Carolina with Rossini’s masterpiece!

When less is more

Not professional musicians, but scientists and engineers who just happen to love Rossini!

Promoting Rossini

“There is nothing in music quite like Rossini.” Patrick Summers, Artistic and Music Director, Houston Grand Opera

ROF 2024

Start dreaming of ROF 2024.

Ferretti and Rossini’s gift to us

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)