Gioachino Rossini

Opera Booed On Opening Night Over 'Gratuitous' Rape Scene

The Huffington Post UK | Sarah Ann Harris | Posted 30.06.2015 | UK

The Royal Opera House has apologised to an audience after its newest offering was booed on opening night for a “gratuitous” rape scene. The pro...

Happy Birthday Rossini

Paul Hewitt | Posted 29.04.2012 | Home
Paul Hewitt

Giovacchino Antonio Rossini was born in Pesaro on 29 February 1792. Nicknamed "The Italian Mozart" Rossini was best known for his operatic compositions and extensive vocal repertoire.