The little heard “Adelia, o la figlia dell’arciere” (Adelia, or the Archer’s Daughter) stands between Donizetti’s Parisian successes “La fille du regiment” and “La favorite” in the prolific composer’s oeuvre.
Month: November 2007
Thanksgiving in San Francisco
San Francisco Opera makes it possible for opera-lovers who have stuffed themselves with turkey on the fourth Thursday of November to indulge in a feast of opera on the following three days.
Tom Moore Interviews Marisa Rezende
October 23, 2007, Sala Cecilia Meireles, Rio de Janeiro
Johann Pachelbel. Arien & Concerti
Although few composers have been so closely associated with a single work, Johann Pachelbel, whose canon for three violins has achieved canonical ubiquity, was a prolific composer with a number of vocal works to his credit.
Only in an opera: Miami’s Elaine Alvarez rises from understudy to star
Lyric’s ‘Frau’ casts a mighty shadow
Concert review: Fleming, Botti enchant at Dallas Opera gala
Verismo Rarities, Teatro Grattacielo
Part of the fun of visiting the many companies that specialize in unearthing forgotten operas lies precisely in not knowing what you’re going to get.
Norma returns to the Met
The bel canto era, insofar as the contemporary public considers it at all, is usually thought of as the golden age of vocal beauty for its own sake.
Guanajuato Opera a document of Mexican history
What makes the first visit to Guanajuatoís Teatro Ju·rez breathtaking is the suddenness of the encounter.