Music and Vision homepage Jenna Orkin: Writer Wannabe Seeks Brush With Death - From the heights of greatness (the Juilliard School; musicians Rosalyn Tureck and Nadia Boulanger) via way-ward paths to the depths of wickedness these reminiscences will entertain and enlighten.

 

Ensemble

When Verdi mimics Donizetti

'Un Giorno di Regno' in Busseto,
reviewed by GIUSEPPE PENNISI

 

On 28 September 2018, in a central box of the small and cosy Teatro Verdi of Busseto — Verdi's birthplace, one hour drive from Parma — I saw and heard Un Giorno di Regno. This is a real rarity — a seldom-performed comic opera that Verdi composed when he was twenty-seven years old and he himself never liked. This was the second offering of the 2018 Verdi Festival...

Copyright © 30 September 2018 Giuseppe Pennisi,
Rome, Italy

-------

GIUSEPPE VERDI

ITALY

TEATRO COMUNALE DI BOLOGNA

 << M&V home       Concert reviews        Macbeth >>

 

Natalie Artemas-Polak - classical CD and book reviews, liner and programme notes, articles and lectures: CLICK TO CONTACT