This production of Rossini’s Il Viaggio a Reims may be an acquired taste, but it was definitely a vocal extravaganza from all of the singing superstars, whose efforts cannot and should not be ignored in the slightest. Enjoy the review and let me know your opinions as well.
Angela Meade’s mighty Queen Semiramide, Elizabeth DeShong’s sterling Arsace, Javier Camarena’s dashing Idreno, and Ildar Abdrazakov’s handsome Assur lead a cast of all-star bel canto singers. Enjoy the review and let me know your opinions as well.
It’s Rossini’s Cenerentola set in Merry Olde England with an exciting cast headed by the indescribably gorgeous and charming young lyric mezzo-soprano, Mademoiselle Johanna Rudström. Enjoy the review and let me know your opinions as well.
By their powers combined, this veritable multitude of Bel Canto singers brings this underrated Rossini comedy to life in Barcelona’s Gran Teatre del Liceu. Enjoy the review and let me know your opinions as well.
From Palermo, Naples is a veritable cavalcade of veteran and young opera stars embodying their iconic characters in Rossini’s final grand opera he composed. Enjoy the review and let me know your opinions as well.
Let us now venture into the Saarländer Staatstheater’s darkly somber production of Gioacchino Rossini’s final opera, the ever-popular, ever-mythical, and ever-epic grand opera Guillaume Tell starring the veteran Italian dramatic baritone, Davide Damiani, as the main hero, and the ravishing Japanese basso cantante/profondo, Hiroshi Matsui, as the villainous Gessler. Enjoy the review and let me know your opinions as well.
Small in the plot, but magnificent in musical prowess, especially evidenced by such astounding young artists.
An epic story of faith and fate weaved not only by Rossini’s great music but also La Fura dels Baus fascinating choreography.
Another rare Rossini opera and this time it’s about a noble young man on a mission to rescue his darling wife.
Le grande e meravigliose Signore Joyce DiDonato and Daniela Barcellona stand tall as Semiramide and Arsace!