Rossini's Semiramide. Photo Ken Howard_Met Opera
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Semiramide

Attending the premier of the revival of Giacomo Rossini’s Semiramide at the Metropolitan Opera the week after Black Panther opened and the ski jumping...
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Semiramide

Rossini loved food. A gourmand and gourmet after whom many dishes were named, one of the few times he is known to have shed tears was when he lost a p...
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The Barber of Seville

My cheeks still hurt from grinning.  This Barber of Seville is giddy, witty fun throughout. Fresh as a Broadway-worthy musical comedy, it’s powered...
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The Barber of Seville

Now a well-tried and tested part of the English National Opera’s Repertoire, Jonathan Miller’s production of Rossini’s comic opera The Barber of Sevil...
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La Cenerentola

Clapham Opera Festival aims to offer a taste of opera to the folk of South London – its slogan is ‘opera for the many, not the few’. Judging by the mi...