Opera Rara are planning two talks at 6.30 pm in the Opera
Rara library by Professor Roger Parker. On May 16
- Donizetti Unveiled and on June 13 - Twenty-first century Verdi. £15 including glass of wine.
To reserve a place please email Kim Panter - firstname.lastname@example.org or call +44 (0)20 7613 2858
Concertino for Cor Anglais and Orchestra will
be performed in Canterbury on Saturday, June 1 at 19.30.
have released a DVD (33675)
& BlueRay (55675)
of the 2010 Teatro Massimo Bellini, Catania production
of Bellini's Beatrice di Tenda. Also a CD of
Vlaamse Opera's 2010 production of Rossini's Semiramide
currently being made to arouse interest in the music of Edward
Loder based around the
forthcoming 150th anniversary of his death. A flyer is available
there is an article at
Production photographs and a note on English
Touring Opera's use of
a 2 act version of L'assedio di Calais, currently
touring Britain, can
be found here.
Opera Northwest orchestra under Richard
Bonynge have released a
of Victorian English opera
overtures. See here
National Opera have announced their ambitious
staging of all three Donizetti "Tudor" operas,
which can be seen on consecutive evenings. Swansea
City Opera are touring Donizetti's Don Pasquale
until June 18.
118 is now available. It includes articles on
Errico Petrella in recognition of the 200th
anniversary of his birth in a year rather overshadowed
by his contemporaries, Verdi and Wagner.
recording of Donizetti's
Songs written in the bass clef sung by Ian Caddy with Melvyn Tan
at the fortepiano (Meridien CDE 84143) is available from
the Society. Please link here
for song listing, sound extracts and to order.
is now a Facebook Donizetti page, but you don't
have to be a member to see the various clips at http://www.facebook.com/GaetanoDonizetti.