Radio 3 will
be broadcasting Poniatowski's Pierre de Médicis
on Wednesday, March 5 at 00.30 (UK time). It will
be available to listen to for a further 6 days.
Rara are about to release Donizetti's Rita on ORC
Rara is hosting a talk on Donizetti's Les Martyrs (March 20). See here
television recording of the Toulouse production of Donizetti's
La favorite can be seen here. Verdi's Attila is also available
at the bottom of that page.
121 is now available. Many past articles from the Society's Newsletters up to 1989
are now available on line. Find them here.
Mosuc has released a CD on Sony entitled Donizetti Heroines.
& RNCM have a series of opera
days & lectures, see here.
Jernigan has written an article reflecting on the appearance of ghosts in 19th century opera
noting the dearth of Italian models and thus highlighting the uniqueness
of Donizetti's Lucia di Lammermoor. See here.
SOMM have released SOMMCD
0131 of Wallace Songs sung by Sally Silver
with Richard Bonynge at the piano.
offers a wealth of opera videos free to view, although
of varying quality.
opera books include Kenneth
Pasta, Philip Eisenbeiss's
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