1835 - Vincenzo Bellini
's opera 'I Puritani' premieres in Paris
While there were great Italian Romantics such as Vincenzo Bellini
, Niccolo Paganini and Giuseppe Manzoni, they made their mark in music and literature rather than the visual arts.
In the 2007 production of Vincenzo Bellini
's 'I puritani,' for example, she played one of five bridesmaids to the female lead.
Although Caballe often interpreted works by Mozart or Richard Strauss, audiences especially wanted to hear her perform virtuoso coloratura parts in operas by Gioacchino Rossini, Vincenzo Bellini
and Gaetano Donizetti.
In the decades following, further letters appeared in various places, notably in Pastura's 1959 monograph Bellini secondo la storia ([Parma: Guanda]; 713 pages without an index!), and in important contributions by Frank Walker (Lettere disperse e inedite di Vincenzo Bellini
[Catania: Rivista del Comune Catania, 1960]), Cambi herself ("Bellini, un pacchetto di autografi", in Scritti in onore di Luigi Ronga [Milano: Ricciardi, 1973], 53-90), and Friedrich Lippmann ("Belliniana", in Il melodramma italiano dell'Ottocento: Studi e ricerche per Massimo Mila [Torino: G.
"The French had all gone mad; there were such noise and such shouts that they themselves were astonished at being so carried away a In a word, my dear Florimo, it was an unheard of thing, and since Saturday, Paris has spoken of it in amazement," wrote famous Italian composer Vincenzo Bellini
to his friend Francesco Florimo in 1835, shortly after the premiere of his last opera "I Puritani."
. I Puritani: Opera seria in tre atti.
Giuseppe Verdi's Aida, Vincenzo Bellini
's Norma, Ruggero
Other highlights of the Opera performances include great romantic and tragic works that will take us into the deeper realms of the human spirit- Vincenzo Bellini
's Norma, Ruggero Leoncavallo's Pagliacci (Clowns); and delightful operas that give us incredible joy Gioachino Rossini's L'Occasione fa il Ladro (Opportunity Makes a Thief) and Vincenzo Bellini
's La Sonnambula (The Sleepwalker).
The Ensemble is strongly supported by the Conservatory "Vincenzo Bellini
" of Palermo, one of the oldest Italian conservatories and one of Italy's most active chamber music groups.
Caption: OW Lee 5: Inspired by composer Vincenzo Bellini
, the Bellini collection is designed with sweeping curves, handforged scrolls, twisted accents and a decorative medallion.