Alessandro nellíIndie, Coliseum, London

Pacini_Giovanni.pngBy Richard Fairman [Financial Times, 21 November 2006]
Ah, to have been an opera lover in the 1950s and 1960s. That was when the adventurous went out prospecting for unknown operas and came back with gems from the bel canto era like Belliniís Il pirata or Donizettiís Maria Stuarda which had been lost for half a century or more.