Composer of the Week on BBC Radio 3 is Donizetti. The broadcasts are available for 6 days. See http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b006tnxf
October's Opera magazine includes an article on Opera à la française by Flora Willson. This is in conjunction with the recording & concert performance of Les
Martyrs in November. See www.opera-rara.com
Mezzo Hayden DeWitt is performing an all bel-canto concert of arias from 19th century operas at the Church of the
Ascension, 218 West 108th
Street, New York on October 24, 2014 at 7.30 pm. See here for details.
Warner Classics are releasing a complete edition of Maria Callas's studio recordings remastered on 69 CDs. See here.
The Rosenblatt recital series have advertised their new season of singers at http://www.rosenblattrecitalseries.co.uk/
The new production of Rossini's La Gazzetta by Opéra Royal de Wallonie, Liège can be seen here. It includes the Act 1 quintet recently found by Philip Gossett, see http://necmusic.edu/opera-vocal/gazzetta-quintet.
Newsletter 122 is now available. Paul Micio review of Bel Canto Bully by Philip Eisenbeiss, which was included in Newsletter 121, can be seen here. Many past articles from the Society's Newsletters up to 1989 are now available on line. Find them here.
An article by Charles Jernigan comparing two recent US productions of Bellini's I puritani in New York and Boston can be found here.
http://www.operacat.com/offers a wealth of opera videos free to view, although
of varying quality.
opera books include Kenneth
Pasta, Philip Eisenbeiss's
Canto Bully, Dan Marek's Giovanni Battista Rubini and the Bel Canto
Tenors: History and Technique, Barbara Kendall-Davies's Volume
2 of Pauline Viardot
and Andrew Everett's Josephine's