25 June 2015
The composer managed to remain very much himself while adapting to French tastes.
22 June 2015
Why it would be a mistake to cut the ballet sequences of Guillaume Tell.
19 June 2015
How Rossini’s foregrounding of the people radically changed the balance of drama in the opera.
28 May 2015
Operas and plays of the early 1800s allowed the people of Europe to reflect on turbulent recent history.