Arias and Barcarolles

A production of  
  

Rossini's La Gazzetta

Host Cathy Fuller talks with musicologist Philip Gossett about Gioachino Rossini's comic opera La Gazzetta and the critical edition he prepared, which receives its American premiere at the New England Conservatory, April 6-9, 2013.

On the program:

from Rossini's La Gazzetta, including

Overture
Cavatina: "Presto, dico"
Duetto: "Pe'da gusto a la Signora"

Franco Federici, baritone; Gabriella Morigi, soprano; Orchestra Sinfonica di Piacenza; Fabio Luisi, conductor

(image of Rossini by Giorces, via Wikimedia Commons)

Support for WGBH is provided by:
Become a WGBH sponsor

WCRB Programs

Boston Symphony Orchestra
Keith's Classical Corner

The Bach Hour

CD of the Week
Classical Performance Podcast

Sunday Night Opera

Follow WCRB


Sign Up

Sign-up for updates from 99.5 WCRB, WGBH promotions, and previews of what's coming up on WGBH TV.


   

 

 

ABOUT ARIAS AND BARCAROLLES

“You know, I liked that last piece you played; it's got a theme. I like music with a theme, not all them arias and barcarolles.”
- Dwight D. Eisenhower, speaking to Leonard Bernstein after a White House concert in 1960



Leonard Bernstein was so taken by President Eisenhower’s remark that 30 years later, he produced a song-cycle called "Arias and Barcarolles," with a theme Bernstein described as “The politics of love.”

Similarly inspired, Cathy Fuller lends her voice to the weekend with a program devoted to an exploration of song - and the art of the vocal recital. Perhaps with a Barcarolle or two!

myWGBH

Arias and Barcarolles Showtimes

Forgot your my WGBH Password?

Not a problem. Just enter the username you used to register below.


Or CREATE A NEW ACCOUNT

Forgot your my WGBH Password?

Instructions on how to reset your Password have been sent.
Check your email to continue.

Or CREATE A NEW ACCOUNT

Forgot your my WGBH Username?

Not a problem. Just enter the email address you used to register below.


Or CREATE A NEW ACCOUNT

Forgot your my WGBH Username?

Instructions on how to reset your Username have been sent.
Check your email to continue.

Or CREATE A NEW ACCOUNT

Register for myWGBH