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Jennifer Rowley, Tamara Mumford Lead Teatro Nuovo’s First-Ever Bel Canto Festival
From July 28 through August 5, 2018, Teatro Nuovo, headed by Will Crutchfield, will be holding an inaugural festival at Purchase College titled “The Dawn of Romantic Opera.” The festival will perform two versions of Rossini’s “Tancredi,” as well as Mayr’s “Medea in Corinto,” in productions that will not only feature some of opera’s current stars, but will shine a light on the next generation of performers. Rossini’s “Tancredi” Featuring…
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4 Of Vesselina Kasarova’s Iconic Roles
Vesselina Kasarova has had a career filled with many successes all around the world. Her repertoire has been extensive and she has collaborated with many of the great conductors and artists of her generation. To commemorate her birthday on July 18, let's take a look at some of the recordings and roles that have defined her career and have made her the international star she is today. Tancredi  Today, this Rossini…
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La Monnaie’s 2017-18 Season Features 8 Opera Productions, Recitals By Dessay, Keenlyside & Degout Among Others
La Monnaie announced its 2017-18 season last week. As always, it features a plethora of offerings across opera, ballet, concert and chamber music. Let’s take a look at the offerings for opera lovers. Philippe Boesmans’ “Pinocchio” opens on Sept. 9, 2017, with Stéphane Degout leading the cast. Rossini’s “Tancredi” will appear for just two concert performances on October 11 and 14 with Marie-Nicole Lemieux in the title role. The remaining…
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Opera Philadelphia Preview 2016-17: Rossini’s ‘Tancredi’ Gets a Rare Look in US
This Friday, Feb. 10, Opera Philadelphia will showcase Rossini’s “Tancredi.” The run is set to last five performances, the final one on Feb. 19. The opera is not particularly renowned among the composer’s output, with most of Rossini’s comic scores winning the popularity contest. “Tancredi” is of a different mold, a medieval story that features tragic love. The Cast The cast features Stephanie Blythe in the title role with Brenda…