Rossini’s One-Act Comedies

 ALL1315-C     First 6 Weeks     Fridays 9:00-10:20     Start Date 15-Sept
Grossman 106       Limit 25

This course will present performances of Gioacchino Rossini’s 5 wonderful early one-act operas–L’Occasione fa il Ladro; La Scala di Seta; La Cambiale di Matrimonio; L’Inganno Felice; and Il Signor Bruschino. These masterpieces in miniature will delight you with their humor and spectacular singing.  The performances feature some of the most glorious Rossini singers in productions that fully bring out Rossini’s effervescence and charm.

Coordinator: Steve Piontek   

Steve Piontek has taught several courses on opera over the last few years, with Rossini’s operas being a particular love of his. He has also been a co-coordinator for many years for a course on Nichiren Buddhism.