When: Wednesday, July 27, 2016 At 6:00 pmWhere: Italian Cultural Institute of LA, 1023 Hilgard Ave, Los Angeles,CA 90024 Organized by : IIC & Rossini Opera Festival - Entrance : Free.  RSVP mandatory. RSVP HERE L'Italiana in Algeri (The Italian Girl in Algiers, 2013, 153 min) is the first opera of this special screening series...

The Thursday evening final dress of Gioachino Rossini's romp of an opera, The Italian Girl in Algiers, convinced a lot of area students that opera is not just a fuddy-duddy bunch of screaming. Great voices, fantastic production values, constant business going on all over the stage makes audience members fearful of looking away, even to blink. &nbs...

When: Saturday, March 14, 2015 – 12:55 p.m.Where: Shalin Liu Performance Center – 37 Main St, Rockport, MAThe show is a HD screening of the MET Opera performance. Bel canto superstars Joyce DiDonato and Juan Diego Flórez join forces for this Rossini showcase of vocal virtuosity, set in the medieval Scottish highlands and based on a beloved novel b...

PORTLAND OPERA'S season finale rounds out this week with the end of one opera's run and the continuation of another. Rossini's The Italian Girl in Algiers, a 200-plus-year-old madcap comedy, picks up where Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky's 1879 Eugene Onegin left off with its final Portland Opera performance Tuesday, July 26.   Both shows bring fre...

When: June 23-25, 2016 at 7:30 p.m.Where: Faneuil Hall, Boston MACosts: $25 per general admission - $20 per senior/student - $55 per VIP balcony or orchestraClick here for ticket information and purchase. The North End Music and Performing Arts Center (NEMPAC) invites guests and members of their community to Boston's historic Faneuil Hal...

by Allison Lindsay   Connecticut Lyric Opera and the Connecticut Virtuosi Chamber Orchestra have scheduled performances at five venues for the upcoming co-production of Gioachino Rossini's opera, "Il Barbiere di Siviglia (The Barber of Seville)."   Rossini's famous two-act comic opera, The Barber of Seville, is a masterpiece of invent...

by Roberto Natalini   In the wake of last month's tribute to Maestro Verdi, the San Francisco Opera celebrated once again an Italian musical master, concluding in style the fall 2013-14 season. Gioachino Rossini's eternally fresh comic masterpiece The Barber of Seville has enchanted the public during the last month of November, with an...

The smiling gentleman is none other than the legendary Rockwell Blake and the woman is Guadalupe Paz, winner of the competition. Below she is pictured with the "fathers of the competition", Bruce Johansen and Michael Cressey. The first ever Rossini competition in the United States was held in California on November 13-14.   The com...

Strong women who get what they want, self-aggrandizing pompous men who stand in their way and hilarious comedy all around is the basic premise of Gioachino Rossini's The Italian Girl in Algiers, Livermore Valley Opera's production opening on March 12th at the Bankhead Theater. The Tri-Valley's professional opera company will present Rossini's firs...

When: Saturday, November 22, 2014 – 12:55 p.m.Where: Shalin Liu Performance Center – 37 Main St, Rockport, MAThe show is a HD screening of the MET Opera's performance. The Met's effervescent production of Rossini's classic comedy – featuring some of the most instantly recognizable melodies in all of opera – stars Isabel Leonard as the feisty Rosin...