The 17th annual Rossini Festival International Street Fair will take over downtown Knoxville on April 14 as the Knoxville Opera celebrates its 40th season with this signature event. “This thing has taken on a life of its own,” says Michael Torano, Knoxville Opera marketing director. “It is nothing, really, compared to what the original organizers o...

Met Opera ENCORE: “Rossini’s Semiramide,” a high definition re-broadcast from New York’s Metropolitan Opera, will begin at 1 p.m. Tuesday, March 20, at Strand Theatre, 345 Main St., Rockland. This masterpiece of dazzling vocal fireworks makes a rare Met appearance — its first in nearly 25 years — with Maurizio Benini on the podium. The all-star bel...

March 15 (Thursday) 7:00 pm - Hitchcock Presbyterian Church - 6 Greenacres Avenue, Scarsdale, NY. Admission: $30. info@cristianapegoraro.com - www.cristianapegoraro.com. Cristiana Pegoraro Piano Recital: Classical Music, Revealed: The Genial Genius of Gioachino Rossini To celebrate the great Italian composer on the 150th anniversary of his death, f...

March 10 (Saturday) 11:00 am and 2:00 pm; March 11 (Sunday) 11:00 am. New York City Opera presents: Opera for Kids! La Cenerentola. York Theatre Company at St. Peter's Church - 619 Lexington Avenue (enter on 54th Street), Manhattan New York City Opera presents a family-friendly production of Rossini's La Cenerentola. Rossini's uniquely Italian rete...

The Tri-County Symphonic Band, under the direction of Philip Sanborn, returns to the acoustically friendly environs of the Dartmouth High School Auditorium on Sunday, Feb. 11, with a program of Italian music titled “All Italia!” From operatic overture to a sonic retelling of the eruption of Mount Vesuvius to the iconic “Pines of Rome,” this concert...

OperaDelaware will celebrate the 225th anniversary of Rossini’s birth by performing “Semiramide” and “La Cenerentola” as a part of the company’s 2017 festival. Starting on Saturday, April 29 at 7:30 p.m. OperaDelaware presents Rossini’s final Italian opera, “Semiramide.” This rarely performed masterpiece will appear again on May 7 at 2:00 p.m. Maes...

The final program of the 2016-17 season at Dorothea’s House will explore the operatic style known as “bel canto” on Sunday, April 30 at 5 p.m. Conductor Joseph Colaneri, musical director for The Glimmerglass Festival in Cooperstown, N.Y., will present The Art of “Bel Canto” and the Italian Romantic Tradition. Colaneri will discuss the style’s histo...

The opera, L'italiana in Algeri, (The Italian Girl in Algiers), by Gioachino Rossini, (The Barber of Seville, William Tell, Ivanhoé), bears an avant-garde theme contemporary to the struggle women are still facing today - some sense of equality. The opera buffa, (comic opera), written in 1813, when Rossini was 21 years old, was reportedly completed...

Most American Rossini lovers will remember Luca Pisaroni as the unforgettable Alidoro in the Metropolitain Opera’s “La Cenerentola” a few season’s back. Fortunately it was transmitted in HD, so people all over the US had the chance to experience this exceptional artist. Pisaroni is back at the Met this month for “I Puritani”, and those lucky enough...

MAY 26, 2015 - 06:00 PMCasa Italiana Zerilli-Marimò24 West 12th Street - New York, NY 10011In cooperation with the Rossini Opera Festival in Pesaro (presenting the 2015 edition) and UNITEL Classica   Bass-baritone Paolo Bordogna in recital (arias and songs by Rossini), followed by a Q&A with the artist, presenting his new album Tutto Buf...