Our final gift is the best seats in the house for this historic concert
We are so lucky to have her sing for us no matter where she is!
William Tell is a long opera some say. And there are parts that are often cut. The following trio, near the end is not only sublime, but helps clarify the drama. Cutting it seems like amputation.
Paganini and Rossini had some interesting “intersections” not the least the premire of Matilde di Shabran. However Paganini’s violin works on themes by Rossini probably did more to make Rossini known than any other contribution. Here is the… Read More
Luxury casting and conducting made for a memorable performance!
The only thing a Rossini opera requires to be a box-office success is singing like this. Thankfully Sam Ramey’s Maometto has been captured ( on film that is).
An opera that has neither history nor legend on its side can still serve to give us psychological insight into characters of the past. Particularly when given an authentic Rossini interpretation as Lella Cuberli does here.