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Rossini's 'Sigismondo' -
heard by
GERALD FENECH

'... an excellent live recording of a rare bel canto gem that deserves serious scrutiny by all those interested in Italian melodrama.'

Rossini: Sigismondo. Margarita Gritskova, Antonino Fogliani. © 2017 Naxos Rights (Europe) Inc

Gioacchino Rossini (1792-1868) composed thirty-nine operas and nearly all became, in one way or another, popular hits. Only two or three never made it, and Sigismondo is one of them. Indeed, this work was highly criticized by audiences and critics alike even at its premiere at Venice's La Fenice in 1814, and since then, modern performances have been few and far between...

Copyright © 27 August 2017 Gerald Fenech,
Gzira, Malta

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