Video Alert: “Semiramide” from Pesaro (2019)

Video Alert: Iervolino Livestream!

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[Erm… just a moment, please: there’s going to be a full Rossini “Ermione” from Naples on Operavision as of tomorrow night – starring Teresa Iervolino (I don’t care in what gender or hair color, I mean it’s IERVOLINO!) as Andromaca. Count me in! –  Photo Credit: Francesca Peccorao/Teatro San Carlo]

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[Someone explain to me, please, in their own words, what they see here if they come up with anything other than “Lady Arsace in leather having a MILF conference”. – Varduhi Abrahamyan (Arsace) and Salome Jicia (Semiramide) in Rossini’s “Semiramide”, Pesaro 2019.]

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White Shirt Monday: Sole-Searching

[I case you’ve ever wished for young Annick Massis and Julie Andews Diana Montague to fall in love over some misplaced shoes to a Rossini score, search no more. (You have, you just didn’t know it yet). – Annick Massis (Adèle) and Diana Montague (Isolier) in Rossini’s “Le Comte Ory”, Glyndebourne 1995]

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