Rossini: Petite Messe Solennelle Program Notes

During the decades of the early 19th century, Gioachino Rossini (1792–1868) dominated the world of Italian opera in both the comic and serious categories. The Barber of Seville, Tancredi, Semiramide, Cinderella, The Italian Girl in Algiers, The Silken Ladder, The Thieving Magpie and William Tell are all still staged today.

Categories: 2012-2013 Season and Program Notes.

Toronto Mendelssohn Choir takes a luxurious view of Rossini’s Petite Messe Solennelle

Gioachino Rossini would probably have barely recognized his Petite Messe Solennelle as the Toronto Mendelssohn Choir performed it on Saturday afternoon at Yorkminster Park Baptist Church. But that’s not necessarily a bad thing.

Categories: 2012-2013 Season and Media Reviews.

Rossini’s Petite Messe Solennelle – 2013

Hear how conductor Noel Edison came to love Rossini’s Petite Messe Solennelle in this chat with music broadcaster Rick Phillips. (10:50) podcast_Rossini

Categories: 2012-2013 Season and Podcasts.