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Dynamic have released a DVD (37763) and Blueray (57763) of Rossini's Armida from a 2015 production from Ghent. They have also released CDs (CDS7754.02) of Paisiello's La grotta di Trofonio from a 2016 Festival della Valle d'Itria production.

The BBC broadcast Donizetti's L'elisir d'amore on January 12, see here. They broadcast the Opera Rara concert performance of Bellini's Adelson e Salvini  on December 22, see here and showed a televised performance from Glyndebourne of Rossini's The Barber of Seville on December 18. See here . All  will be available for 30 days after initial transmission.

Newsletter 129 is now available. Note that all the major Newsletter articles up to Newsletter 99 (October 2006) are now available online.  Go to and then to relevant link.

Reviews by Alan Jackson from this year's Donizetti Festival in Bergamo - Rosmonda d'Inghilterra and Olivo e Pasquale. A review of both by Charles Jernigan can be found here.

Reviews by Charles Jernigan of  David's Herculanum and Donizetti's Maria de Rudenz from the 2016 Wexford Festival

Report by Charles Jernigan on Opera Southwest's production of Rossini's Tancredi

The American Institute of Verdi Studies is a focus for Verdi activities in the US.  Their Journal, The Verdi Forum, has many scholarly articles, all of which bar those from the most recent edition can be downloaded.

A new book on the Victorian soprano Therese Tietjens has just been published. It is entitled Therese Tietjens: Last Rose of Victorian Opera and is written by Susie Timms. The publisher is County Collegiate, who do not appear to have a web site but details can be found on Amazon and other book sellers.

A review by Nick Hawkins of Rossini's La donna del lago staged at the Rossini Festival, Pesaro.  See here.  

Rossini's La Cenerentola  from the Opéra de Lille is available for streaming until April 13, 2017, see here 

The Loeb Music Library have started to digitise their 19th century score collection, see here.


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