Tag Archives: Gioachino Rossini

GUILLAUME TELL at the Met in NYC

Rossini’s epic telling of the William Tell fable returns to the Met stage after an absence of more than 80 years, in a new production by Pierre Audi. Gerald Finley sings one of his signature roles as Tell, the revolutionary … Continue reading

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Rossini’sCount Ory premieres at the Seattle Opera

By Gioachino Rossini A Seattle Opera Premiere! Aug. 6, 7, 10, 13, 17, 19, & 20, 2016 FARCE. In this madcap comedy from the composer of The Barber of Seville, a notorious skirt-chaser and his merry-making minions scheme their way into … Continue reading

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Rossini’s Otello in Vienna

Rossini wrote Otello in 1816, between Il barbiere di Siviglia and La Cenerentola, as a commission for the royal theatre in Naples. Anyone expecting a faithful musical rendition of Shakespeare – as Lord Byron did – was in for a … Continue reading

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Disguises, trickery and hilarious schemes: the Barber of Seville at the San Francisco Opera

PERFORMANCE PREMIERE Wed 11/25/15 7:30pm

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“LA CENERENTOLA” in Craiova, Romania

“La Cenerentola” Opera by Gioachino Rossini 04.11.2015 19:00 On 04.11.2015g. Sofia Opera and Ballet guest in Craiova, Romania – opera “LA CENERENTOLA” by Gioachino Rossini “La Cenerentola, ossia La bontà in trionfo” (“Cinderella, or Goodness Triumphant”) is an operatic drama … Continue reading

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Il barbiere di Siviglia in Vienna (watch it on livestreaming on October 3rd)

Il barbiere di Siviglia Gioachino Rossini 03. Oct. 2015 | 19.30 Guillermo García Calvo |Conductor Günther Rennert | Staging concept Richard Bletschacher | Director Alfred Siercke | Production design CAST Javier Camarena | Graf Almaviva Wolfgang Bankl | Bartolo Angela … Continue reading

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Il barbiere di Siviglia at the Croatian National Theatre in Zagreb

Gioachino Rossini The Barber of Seville (Il barbiere di Siviglia) Rossini’s most popular opera is considered the best comic opera ever. The libretto was written by Cesare Sterbini, following Le Barbier de Seville, the first part of the Figaro trilogy … Continue reading

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