Lisette Oropesa & Xabier Anduaga Headline Bel Canto Gala

On April 16, Lisette Oropesa and Xabier Anduaga will join Rome’s Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia for a Bel Canto concert. Sir Antonio Pappano will conduct the two stars in a program that will include music from Bellini’s “I Puritani” and “La Sonnambula” and Donizetti’s “La Fille du Regiment,” “Lucrezia Borgia,” “Lucia di Lammermoor,” “Don Pasquale,” and “L’Elisir d’Amore.” The {…}

Antonio Pappano, Leah Hawkins & Markus Werba Lead Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia’s 2020-21 Season

(Credit: Musacchio & Ianniello) The Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia in Rome, Italy has announced its 2020-21 season. For the purposes of this article, we will only focus on the vocal performances. The season opens with Gerhild Romberger and Clay Hilley performing Bruckner’s “Te Deum” and Mahler’s “Das Lied von der Erde.” Antonio Pappano conducts. Performance Dates: Oct. 16-18, 2020 {…}