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Italian composer remembered for his operas (1792-1868)

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Around 7,000 tickets have now been sold for the three performances of Gioachino Rossini's famous opera 'The Barber of Seville' in Paphos on August 31, September 1 and 2.
As a duet, Biag and Ronquillor will present some well-known pieces from the operas of Gioachino Rossini and Manuel de Falla, and film music by Ennio Morricone.
There will also be the theme music of the long-running television series The Lone Ranger, from the William Tell Overture as 2018 marks the 150th anniversary of the death of its composer Gioachino Rossini.
To mark the 150th anniversary of Gioachino Rossini's death, on July 27 the temple will host over 120 musicians, choristers and soloists in a performance of the Italian composer's "Stabat Mater." The ensemble will also play "Libera Me," the finale of Verdi's Requiem.
[Cairo Symphony Orchestra - February 28, 2018, Image courtesy of Cairo Symphony Orchestra statement] Led by conductor Christian Frattina, the "Italian Flair" concert will cover some of the world's most important classical music, such as the opera "The Barber of Serville" by Gioachino Rossini, "The Concerto for Violin and Orchestra" by Ottorino Respighi, and Ludwig van Beethoven's 4th Symphony in B flat major op.
He said some of the pieces to be performed at the concert include Gioachino Rossini's The Barber of Seville and Overture to La Cenerentola (Cinderella), Puccini's Tosca and Madame Butterfly, Giuseppe Verdi's Overture to Nabucco and Overture to La forza del destino, and Pietro Mascagni's Prelude to Cavalleria rusticana.
Together the works formed a parade of artists (Jackson Pollock [BellimBustTo Pollock, 1996]), composers (Gioachino Rossini [EremEstEtiche--RossinAria, 2011], literary figures (Filippo Tommaso Marinetti [ErmEstEstiche--MariNettiDannuziazone, 2010]; Dante Alighieri [ErmEstEtiche--PavouDanTe, 1995-96]), and historical personalities such as Pythagoras (ErmEstEtiche Pit Allegorica, 2007) and Nero (ErmEstEtiche NeronEros, 1995), appearing full-length or as busts, on gilded, twisted columns, almost all with Ontani's face.
The second concert, on October 13, will be held at Emirates Palace, where the orchestra will play Gioachino Rossini's overture to his Grand Opera Guillaume Tell (1829), Sergei Rachmaninov's piano concerto No 2 (1900-1901) and Brahms First Symphony (1876).
Gioachino Rossini's "The Barber of Seville" will run at the end of December, and Astor Piazzolla's tango operetta "Maria de Buenos Aires" will run in early May.
Other highlights of the Opera performances include great romantic and tragic works that will take us into the deeper realms of the human spirit- Vincenzo Bellini's Norma, Ruggero Leoncavallo's Pagliacci (Clowns); and delightful operas that give us incredible joy Gioachino Rossini's L'Occasione fa il Ladro (Opportunity Makes a Thief) and Vincenzo Bellini's La Sonnambula (The Sleepwalker).
Ricordi-Universal Music, Milan); and, with Alberto Rizzuti and Stefano Castelvecchi, the Works of Gioachino Rossini (published by Barenreiter Verlag, Kassel).
As a kid in elementary school, when it was my turn to select a record, I always chose the "William Tell Overture," by Gioachino Rossini, partly because it reminded me of William Tell splitting the apple on his son's head with an arrow shot from a crossbow and partly because it reminded me of the Lone Ranger, and I loved the Lone Ranger, though I can't say why, maybe the bullets and the mask but maybe even the song.
Among the opera composers, we find those who were more representative of the first half of nineteenth century: Saverio Mercadante, Giacomo Meyerbeer, Gaetano Donizetti, Vincenzo Bellini, and of course Gioachino Rossini. The part of Viani's collection devoted to Verdi's operas is small: only sixteen bibliographic units, including ten vocal scores dating from 1842 to 1849, in addition to the Messa di requiem and the vocal chamber arias.
Tito Schipa (1886-1965) in "Lucia di Lammermoor." The finest Italian bel canto tenor (a tenor specializing in the operas of Gaetano Bellini, Vincenzo Donizetti, and Gioachino Rossini) of the first half of the 20th century, Schipa first appeared in 1910 as Alfredo in "La Traviata." He sang at La Scala during the 1915-16 season and soon was performing in major opera houses around the world.
Zanolini A (1875) Biografia di Gioachino Rossini. Bologna: Nicola Zanichelli.