Understanding the Siege of Corinth: What Rossini’s (and Mozart’s) Turkish operas say about Western Relations with the Middle East

Larry Wolff, talks about how Rossini and Mozart chose Turkey, why they may have made the choices they made, and the recognition of common humanity.

Interview with Anthony Barrese

Barrese conducts Semiramide for Opera Delaware

Otello in Brooklyn! A promise kept!

Sean Kelly brings Otello to LoftOpera

Luca Pisaroni makes his much anticipated ROF debut this August!

In our interview with Luca, he talks about when he fell in love with opera, what roles he’d like to sing, opera dogs, and more.

(Photo credit: Catherine Pisaroni)

Liv Redpath, winner of the 2016 Rossini competition

We hope there is a lot of Rossini in her future!

Interview with Alessandro Marangoni

Rossini is more than opera!

In honor of Rossini’s birthday!

We are reprinting our interview with Paolo Bordogna who is leading the festivities in Pesaro!

From HMV to Youtube. Interview with Coloraturafan

“From the fast paced cadenzas to the slow flowing cantilenas. I could listen to Rossini all day and never be bored. ” 

Our interview with Rockwell Blake

One of the most influential artists of the recent Rossini revival, Rockwell Blake, continues to teach,inspire, and serve the community which loves him so well.

Exclusive interview with Daniela Barcellona

She brings a genuine Rossini heritage to the role of Malcom.
(click on the picture for the interview)