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Rossini's  Armida

Rossini Festival, Pesaro



Donizetti's  Maria Stuarda

Royal Opera House, London



Arrieta's La conquista di Granata Stadttheater Gießen



Rossini's  La Gazzetta

Théâtre Royal, Liège





Latest News

An article by Charles Jernigan on the recent production of Rossini's Aureliano in Palmira at the 2014 Rossini Festival in Pesaro can be found here.

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.

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

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

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

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. a wealth of opera videos free to view, although of varying quality.

Recent opera books include Kenneth Stern's Giuditta PastaPhilip Eisenbeiss's Bel 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 Composer.



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