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Rossini's 'La Donna del lago'
delights MARIA NOCKIN

 

La donna del lago ('The Lady of the Lake') is an opera by Gioachino Rossini with a libretto by Andrea Leone Tottola. Based on the French translation of Sir Walter Scott's 1810 narrative poem The Lady of the Lake, it was the first Italian opera to romanticize the Scottish highlands. La donna was deeply influential in the development of Italian romantic opera. Two decades later, there were twenty-five Italian operas based on Scott's works, the most famous of which is Donizetti's 1835 Lucia di Lammermoor...

Copyright © 30 March 2015 Maria Nockin,
Arizona USA

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GIOACCHINO ROSSINI

SCOTLAND

METROPOLITAN OPERA

HIGH DEFINITION

PATRICIA RACETTE

JOYCE DIDONATO

SANTA FE OPERA

DUANE SCHULER

MICHELE MARIOTTI

BARBARA WILLIS SWEETE

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