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Divas and ScholarsPerforming Italian Opera$
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Philip Gossett

Print publication date: 2006

Print ISBN-13: 9780226304823

Published to Chicago Scholarship Online: March 2013

DOI: 10.7208/chicago/9780226304885.001.0001

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Mare O Monti

Mare O Monti

Two Summer Festivals

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(p.3) 1 Mare O Monti
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Divas and Scholars
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University of Chicago Press
DOI:10.7208/chicago/9780226304885.003.0001

This chapter presents a report on two opera festivals on which Philip Gossett worked closely during the summer of 2000: the Santa Fe Opera and the Rossini Opera Festival of Pesaro. During the summer of 2000, five nineteenth-century Italian operas were on the boards: Rossini's Ermione and Verdi's Rigoletto in Santa Fe and Rossini's Le Siège de Corinthe, La scala di seta, and La Cenerentola in Pesaro. Each festival has a particular repertory niche. There is ample room for operas to be performed in repertory. This chapter suggests some of the problems faced in bringing these works before the public. These problems are representative of those that recur in opera houses throughout the world when facing this repertory. This chapter clarifies what it means to perform Italian opera.

Keywords:   opera festival, Santa Fe, Rossini, Pesaro, Italian opera, repertory

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