The Legacy of Bel Canto
Rossini's 'William Tell' at the Caramoor Festival,
discussed by GREGORY MOOMJY
For classical music fans, summer means only one thing: summer festivals. The goal of these festivals is to showcase a wide range of repertoire with thought provoking creativity. One such festival is the Caramoor Music Festival of Katonah, New York, USA, with its dedication to bel canto repertoire for its opera portion. It is true that since its resurgence after World War II, at the hands of Joan Sutherland and Maria Callas, bel canto opera is now firmly ensconced in the repertoire. But do not be fooled...
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